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Cichorium491000
Cucurbita490384
Cucumis490382
Daucus493996
Ocimum490973
Pastinaca490972


 

ENO: 491000  Cichorium

Duration

Temperature

Fluorescent Lights

12 hours

30 ?C

ON

12 hours

20 ?C

OFF

Seeds are placed on top of two blue blotter papers moistened with 0.1% KNO3 in plastic boxes (5" x 5-1/4"). Let seeds imbibe overnight at room temperature. Transfer to germinator with temperatures alternating alternating between 30 ?C with light for 12 hours and 20 ?C in darkness for 12 hours per 24 hour cycle. Replication and sample size: 4 reps of 50 seed each for a total of 200 seeds. Germination counts occur at 5 and 14 days after start of test.

 

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ENO: 490384   Cucurbita

Duration

Temperature

Fluorescent Lights

12 hours

30 ?C

OFF

12 hours

20 ?C

OFF

Seeds are placed in folded paper towels moistened with tap water (substrate on dry side) and placed in plastic tubs. These are enclosed by a black plastic bag to exclude light. Transfer to germinator with temperatures alternating between 30 ?C for 12 hours and 20 ?C for 12 hours per 24 hour cycle. Replication and sample size: 4 reps of 50 seed each for a total of 200 seeds. Counts are done 4 and 8 days after start of test.

 

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ENO: 490382   Cucumis

Duration

Temperature

Fluorescent Lights

12 hours

30 ?C

OFF

12 hours

20 ?C

OFF

Seeds are placed in folded paper towels moistened with tap water (substrate on dry side) and placed in plastic tubs. These are enclosed by a black plastic bag to exclude light. Transfer to germinator with temperatures alternating between 30 ?C for 12 hours and 20 ?C for 12 hours per 24 hour cycle. Replication and sample size: 4 reps of 50 seed each for a total of 200 seeds. Counts are done 4 and 8 days after start of test.

 

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ENO: 493996   Daucus

Duration

Temperature

Fluorescent Lights

12 hours

25 ?C

ON

12 hours

15 ?C

OFF

Seeds are placed on top of 2 blue blotter papers moistened with tap water in plastic boxes (5" x 5-1/4"). Let sit overnight at room temperature. Transfer to germinator with temperatures alternating between 25 ?C with light for 12 hours and 15 ?C in darkness for 12 hours per 24 hour cycle. Replication and sample size: 4 reps of 50 seed each for a total of 200 seeds. Counts are done 7, 14, 21, and (if needed) 28 days after start of test.

 

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ENO: 490973  Ocimum

Duration

Temperature

Fluorescent Lights

12 hours

30 ?C

ON

12 hours

20?C

OFF

Seeds are placed on top of 2 blue blotter papers moistened with 0.1% KNO3 in plastic boxes (5" x 5-1/4"). Let sit overnight at room temperature. Transfer to germinator with temperatures alternatingalternating between 30 ?C with light for 12 hours and 20 ?C in darkness for 12 hours per 24 hour cycle. Replication and sample size:4 reps of 50 seed each for a total of 200 seeds. Germination counts occur at 7 and 14 after start of test.

 

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ENO: 490972   Pastinaca

Duration

Temperature

Fluorescent Lights

12 hours

25 ?C

ON

12 hours

15 ?C

OFF

Seeds are placed in folded paper towels moistened with tap water and placed in plastic tubs. Let sit overnight at room temperature. Transfer to germinator with temperatures alternating between 25 ?C with light for 12 hours and 15 ?C in darkness for 12 hours per 24 hour cycle. Replication and sample size: 4 reps of 50 seed each for a total of 200 seeds. Counts are done at 7, 14, and 21 days after start of test.

 

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