Re: cult: seed soaking - floaters?
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- Subject: Re: cult: seed soaking - floaters?
- From: Diana Louis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 2 Feb 1998 04:44:14 -0700 (MST)
On Sun, 1 Feb 1998, Sharon McAllister wrote:
> Diana Louis wrote:
> > Does anyone know if you are supposed to wait until the floating
> > seeds fall to the bottom when they are being washed (soaked)? Or
> > can they just be soaked for a certain length of time and then
> > continue on with the next step?
> It probably depends on the type of seeds, but
> with beardeds this serves to separate the viable
> ones [sinkers] from the chaff [floaters].
> You can speed the process by occasional
> stirring or tapping the floaters to encourage
> them to sink. = Sharon McAllister
OK thanks, the TB-aril seeds sank like pebbles so they're oK.
Diana Louis <email@example.com> <- private email address
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