|Germination procedures - page 5|
The coleoptile is easily visible 3 days after seeds were placed in magenta boxes.
|The seedlings in the jars on the left and in the middle are 4 days old; the seedlings in the jar on the right are 3 days old.|
|This picture shows the seedling growth 7 days later.||This photo shows that although a fungus has begun to grow, the seedlings are thriving. However, in some cases contamination does inhibit or prevent successful germination of the seed.|