Germinating Power of Seeds

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Germinating Power of Seeds

 

the ability of the seeds of agricultural crops to germinate quickly and at the same time. It is determined along with the germination rate and is defined as the number of seeds (in percent) that germinate in a period of time specified for each crop; for example, for field crops, the period is three to five days.

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