germinate

(redirected from germinated)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to germinated: demurral, ungerminated

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Crude GAD was prepared from three germinated rice cultivars using homogenization with a 50 mM sodium phosphate buffer at pH 5.6.
Once enough sugar has been formed, the germinated grain is dried in an oven with hot air, arresting the germination process.
With reference to the ratio calculation, it is evident that the number of seeds germinated by the magnet treated water is high when compared to other two sources (Tables 1-3).
It is concluded from the above study that faba bean especially germinated faba beans have beneficial effects against obesity and its complication.
[5], however, observed that the percentage of germinated seed in this system was lower compared to the control (without OPR).
He said local seed mafia was supplying substandard and less germinated seed to farmers on exorbitant rates and this mafia was fleecing the growers with both hands.
Germinated dry beans are receiving increasing attention due to enhanced flavour and nutritional qualities (Ghorpade and Kadam,1989; Martin et al., 2003).Germination has often been proposed as a simple processing method by which the nutrient composition and certain functional properties of cowpeas might be improved (Hussain, et al., 2012, Giami, 1993).
To evaluate the initial germination and possible effect of storage at room temperature, a batch of seeds was germinated at 25/10[degrees]C without cold stratification or [GA.sub.3] treatment one week after collection and another batch was germinated in the same conditions after three months of storage at room temperature.
During primary somatic embryogenesis, embryogenic calli frequently formed from the germinated SEs on PGR-free medium.
"The seeds were first germinated in January 2012 at the SQU.