artificially dried

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kiln-dried, hot-air-dried

Dried or seasoned artificially in a kiln; excess moisture has been driven off by heating; usually has a moisture content, 1 of 6 to 12%.
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As seeds developed, their water content (%) dropped and the less dormant genotypes began to loose dormancy at a water content of approximately 45%; both fresh and artificially dried seeds started to germinate.