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Re: seed germination

  • Subject: Re: seed germination
  • From: Glenn Simmons <glsimmon@swbell.net>
  • Date: Tue, 16 Feb 1999 16:43:08 -0600

From: Glenn Simmons <glsimmon@swbell.net>

Jan Clark wrote:

> The first to germinate obviously does so without a chemical signal from
> it's peers. I wonder if this is a genetic predisposition. If so, it might
> be possible to selectively breed for seeds which break germination more
> rapidly. I'd like to see someone trying to put a label on that first
> little seedling in the group.
> Jan Clark, just rambling away in Aus.

This is a real interesting thought Jan!  I will have seedlings sprouting
pretty shortly so I think I will start tracking this.   Hmmmmm, could get


Glenn & Linda Simmons
Springfield, Southwest Missouri, USDA Zone 6

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