Seed Starting: Breaking Dormancy: Hydrogen Peroxide for Gardening recommendations

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Seed Starting: Breaking Dormancy

By Joannabanana
January 15, 2013

Breaking dormancy of a seed is like waking it up from a sleep. The four key requirements are water, oxygen, light and temperature. There are a few techniques that will increase the germination percentage and help control timing of germination. Basically, water and oxygen need to penetrate the seed coat to initiate the break of dormancy. Some seeds need a combination of water, oxygen, light and/or set temperature.

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Name: Joanne
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Jan 15, 2013 12:28 PM CST
Here's some very helpful information which give the dilution guideline for using hydrogen peroxide in the garden

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