[NAFEX] Moldy seed germination
tanistanis at hotmail.com
Tue May 31 12:40:14 EDT 2005
Yes I've gotten this impression too, tho I have to agree w/ Lon that usually
the moldy ones which rot away completely are those which were non-viable
even before stratification was started. The hard-seed species are 'the
exception to the rule'.
I think the most important lesson from my latest pear seed germination batch
is to NOT forget about it in the refrig! We should remember to check
----Original Message Follows----
Subject: [NAFEX] Moldy seed germination
Date: Tue, 31 May 2005 11:21:40 GMT
When I'm trying to get seed to grow with a really hard seed coat, it often
ends up moldy. I convinced myself a while ago that that's how it should be.
The Baptisia hard seeds only seem to germinate after molding.
-- "tanis cuff" <> wrote:
I have to wonder if the mold/rot broke down any germination inhibitors?
That seems to be the
one thing which worked FOR me.
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