And not until the Conservancy began working at the Apalachicola Preserve had anyone tried to find out if seed produced after a summer fire would germinate
If you can keep on top of those weeds as they germinate
, they'll be a lot easier to pull than later when root systems become extensive.
Don't poke them in the ground like other seeds, as they just need minimal soil contact to germinate
Zurcher sees the stem diameter correlation as fitting in with his earlier work showing that tree seeds germinate
and grow at different rates, depending on the phase of the moon.
Heat destroys the outer coat, letting the seed soak up water and germinate
Seeds especially, which need every advantage to germinate
and develop successfully, should be planted today rather than tomorrow.
The ethylene causes the spores to germinate
just as the fruit becomes most vulnerable, says Pappachan E.
Valley oak (Quercus lobata) acorns are distinguished by their capacity to germinate
immediately after they fall from the tree.
But they germinate
only in the right mix of light and temperature conditions.
Recall that in nature, seeds germinate
where they are dropped or blown from the plant, or where animals carry them; 99 times out of a hundred, they sprout lying flat upon the ground.
If immediately watered, the seeds germinate
with the first fall or winter rain.
In order to germinate
, seeds need nickel concentrations of somewhere between 10 and 100 parts per billion, Welch says.