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Germination

Definition

noun, plural: germinations

The stage in which a germ or a living thing starts to sprout, grow and develop.


Supplement

Germination in plants is the process by which a dormant seed begins to sprout and grow into a seedling under the right growing conditions.

In bacteria or fungi, germination is the process in which a spore begins to grow vegetative cells, and sporeling hyphae.


Related forms: germinate (verb).
Related terms: spore germination protease.


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Science project on lettuce seed germination

HI! I am doing a science fair project on how deep i should plant a lettuce seed and how it affects the germination process. Does anyone know anything that could help a junior high student? :?: thanks!!

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by warnv18
Fri Oct 19, 2012 4:15 pm
 
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Re: Germination in water project?

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by JorgeLobo
Fri Feb 24, 2012 11:05 am
 
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Germination in water project?

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Fri Feb 17, 2012 3:17 am
 
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Re: some bio multiple choice questions

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by jjkwest1
Fri Feb 10, 2012 9:25 am
 
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