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1. A method used to reduce [[seed]] [[germination]] time; seed is soaked or placed in a moist environment to encourage parital germination, then planted as soon as possible to prevent [[desiccation]]; addition of [[gibberellic acid (GA)]] to soaking water can enhance the process.<br><br>
 
1. A method used to reduce [[seed]] [[germination]] time; seed is soaked or placed in a moist environment to encourage parital germination, then planted as soon as possible to prevent [[desiccation]]; addition of [[gibberellic acid (GA)]] to soaking water can enhance the process.<br><br>

Latest revision as of 17:04, 14 June 2007


1. A method used to reduce seed germination time; seed is soaked or placed in a moist environment to encourage parital germination, then planted as soon as possible to prevent desiccation; addition of gibberellic acid (GA) to soaking water can enhance the process.

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Short cut to speed up seed germination time.
Source: http://farrer.riv.csu.edu.au/ASGAP/APOL18/jun00-14.html