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Name: Laura
Status: student
Age: 15
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Date: Saturday, October 12, 2002


Question:
How necessary is oxygen for seed germination? What effects do other gasses (ex. co2) have on seed germination when that is all they are exposed to? Do they even need oxygen or just some type of air or gas?


Replies:
Yes, oxygen is required for seed germination:

http://www.ent.iastate.edu/ipm/hortnews/1996/2-9-1996/seed.html

http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/wildseed/info/3.1.html

Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.



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