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Re: [SPAM] Re: HYB: germination data-terms

  • Subject: Re: [SPAM] Re: HYB: germination data-terms
  • From: "J. Griffin Crump" <jgcrump@cox.net>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2009 19:38:58 -0400

David (greenthumbs) wrote:

When I set 40 eggs in the incubator and I candle them (backlight the egg to view the embryo) at one week, I may have 99% fertility. That doesn't mean that 99% will hatch. I may only end up with only an 80% hatch (germination, if you will) rate. In other words, you can't judge the process based on half of the necessary events.

David -- Is this an instance of where the gamete isn't worth the andle? -- Griff

Griffin's Den
Zone 7 along the tidal Potomac near Mount Vernon, in Virginia

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