[Market-farming] Sample size for seed germination tests

Road's End Farm organic87 at frontiernet.net
Thu Jan 17 11:06:35 EST 2013

I usually do 25 or 50 seed, either of which also makes computing the  
percentage easy; depending on how much seed I have.

This is for a rough estimate for my own use. I would guess that those  
selling the seed use larger samples.

-- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 6A now I think
Fresh-market organic produce, small scale

On Jan 17, 2013, at 12:32 AM, E C GRANATA wrote:

> You ask some good questions. I don't know what's the right number,  
> but I take 10 seed to facilitate computing the percentage-- just did  
> 10 peas, 9 germinated so figure I have 90% viability.
> Elaine
> Denver

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