Definition: cause to sprout; sprout
Definition: cause to sprout; sprout
Sentences Containing 'germinate'
Seeds which remain on our shelves do not germinate, but those which are planted in the soil do; so it is with the yeast plants.
It would suffice to keep up the full number of a tree, which lived on an average for a thousand years, if a single seed were produced once in a thousand years, supposing that this seed were never destroyed and could be ensured to germinate in a fitting place; so that, in all cases, the average number of any animal or plant depends only indirectly on the number of its eggs or seeds.
In Johnston's Physical Atlas, the average rate of the several Atlantic currents is thirty-three miles per diem (some currents running at the rate of sixty miles per diem); on this average, the seeds of 14/100 plants belonging to one country might be floated across 924 miles of sea to another country; and when stranded, if blown by an inland gale to a favourable spot, would germinate.
Therefore, it would perhaps be safer to assume that the seeds of about 10/100 plants of a flora, after having been dried, could be floated across a space of sea 900 miles in width, and would then germinate.
On almost bare land, with few or no destructive insects or birds living there, nearly every seed which chanced to arrive, if fitted for the climate, would germinate and survive.
Spores germinate under suitable conditions of moisture and temperature, and grow into branching filaments called hyphae, pushing out like roots into the rotting wood.
The spores can then germinate there and start the life cycle over again.
Seeds do not require any treatment, and take 19 to 51 days to germinate.
As they are native to the Mexican state of Tabasco, seeds require lots of warmth to germinate and grow best when the temperature is between 80-85 degrees F. If grown outside of their natural habitat, the peppers are planted 2 to 3 weeks after the last frost when the soil temperatures exceed 50 degrees F and the weather has settled.
Each piece is able to germinate into a new body.
However, the seeds only germinate upon infection by mycorrhizal fungus, and so few seeds mature into full plants.
"Caladenia dilatata" has a mutalistic relationship with mycorrhizal fungi, where the fungus acquires some nutrition from the orchid, and the orchid requires the fungus to germinate.
After the spores have been dispersed into a suitable growing environment, they germinate and develop into homokaryotic hyphae, with a single nucleus in each cell compartment.
Due to the depth of the fruit, the seeds are unable to germinate without assistance, and completely rely on aardvarks to uncover the fruit, and the plant may be the reason why the aardvark is the only mammal feeding on ants and termites that has retained functional cheek teeth.
These spores can germinate directly to produce hyphae.
When they land in an unfavorable location, they can alternately germinate to produce a long, slender capilliconidiophore that bears a single, falcate capilliconidium.
The seeds germinate relatively well, over several weeks.
Germination from seeds is low and when they are not handled carefully, most fail to germinate.
It is easily raised from seeds which germinate early in the first season.
Seeds may be modified to require an excessive amount of water before germinating, so as to ensure a sufficient water supply for the seedling's survival. An example of this is the California poppy, whose seeds lie dormant during drought and then germinate, grow, flower, and form seeds within four weeks of rainfall.
Successive generation of urediaspores may be produced, germinate in the presence of moisture, and cause infections every 12 to 14 days until late summer, causing severely affected fields to appear reddish brown.
Spores overwinter on host plant residue, germinate in early spring, and produce new infections on growing asparagus spears.
Around springtime when young asparagus shoots are emerging, the overwintering teliospores germinate on the old stems to produce sporidia.
Rust is favored by temperatures between 55° and 90°F. The spores need several hours of dew or rain for spores to germinate and infect the host. Puccinia asparagi thrives where dews or fogs are prevalent because droplets of water are needed for successful infection of the host plant.
After three months, the majority of seeds should germinate.
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primate - group of mammals including humans
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
defalcate - embezzle
serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy