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germinate

(jûr′mə-nāt′)
v. germi·nated, germi·nating, germi·nates
v.tr.
To cause to sprout or grow.
v.intr.
1. To begin to sprout or grow.
2. To come into existence: An idea germinated in his mind.

ger′mi·na′tion n.
ger′mi·na′tive adj.
ger′mi·na′tor n.
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DISCUSSION--Our findings reveal a rich and diverse germinable seed bank in this central-Texas savanna with distinct differences in size and composition (species and growth form) between grassland-dominated and woody plant-dominated habitats.
Banco de semillas germinable de una comunidad vegetal de paramo sometida a quema y pastoreo (Parque Nacional Natural Chingaza).
The number of germinable fungal spores was comparable with the findings in two recent studies (Gorny and Dutkiewicz 2002; Jacob et al.
The number of germinable seeds expected to be found between the surface and a depth of 6 cm is estimated at 99.
About 5000 germinable Striga seeds per maize hill were used for the artificial infestation.
Patterns of germinable seed in postburn samples were not as strongly associated with soil heating as with most species, indicating that seed was able to survive in areas of high heating.
Banco de semillas germinable de una comunidad vegetal de paramo humedo sometida a quema y pastoreo (Parque Nacional Natural Chingaza, Colombia).
Se estudio el banco de semillas germinable (BS) en seis parches de vegetacion en la zona conservada del humedal Jaboque: 1) Rumex conglomeratus--Polygonum sp.
In the Striga infested treatment, the one-row plots were artificially infested with 5000 germinable Striga seeds per planting hole (Kling et al.
Efectos del pastoreo sobre el banco de semillas germinable y la vegetacion establecida en pastizales de montana del centro de Argentina.
Numerous, outcrossed, energy-charged, viable, and germinable seeds are the expectation for reseeders, but exceptions are numerable.
Laboratory viability trials conducted at 25 [degrees] C on a random subsample (N = 1000 seeds) of the seed lot indicated that 96% were germinable.