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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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Then, rolls were taken to a germinator and kept at a constant temperature of 25[degrees]C during four days and evaluation accomplished after this period (Barros et al.
Then I realized that I am not the broadcaster of the seeds, the planter, or the germinator.
They also reported that Leersia was often an opportunistic germinator with rapid seedling growth after disturbances occurred.
Burpee's Golden" is a beautiful yellow beet with yellow veined leaves--plant extra, since it's not a good germinator.
154) See Katherine Barrett & Gabriela Flora, Genetic Engineering and the Precautionary Principle, GERMINATOR (N.
Laboratory germination experiments were carried out to check collected (not purchased) seeds viability using a Jacobsen germinator (Besnier 1989).
While there are no records of temperatures required for threadleaf sedge in nature, temperature levels selected for the germinator were based on local seasonal observations for western Nebraska.
A larger Germinator I unit (6' by 8' by 7' 2") sells for $329.
division had some fascinating nutraceutical beverages, including: Color Me Happy Nectarine Basil Lemonade, Germinator Too Blackberry Papaya, Flex-O-Matic Peach Guanabana, IQ Plus Raspberry Clove Tea, Anti Ox Bomb Rosemary Berry Tea, and for those who had imbibed too much and wanted to settle the stomach, Digestive Orange Ginger.
Two cartoon characters - Germinator and Grot - will be used to get the message of good hygiene over to children.
They were then positioned at random on germinator pads (Nasco West, Modesto, California) in petri dishes, moistened with deionized water, and kept at 9 [degrees] C in a dark incubator.