Physiology Of Germination - Knowledgebase Question

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April 7, 1998
"What physiological processes occur in a seed prior to germination?"




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Answer from NGA
April 7, 1998
When viable seeds are exposed to proper moisture, oxygen, light, and temperature, these environmental conditions activate growth regulators within the seeds (auxin, gibberellin, cytokinin), resulting in germination.

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