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Do larger seeds need less water to germinate?

  1. Feb 23, 2009 #1
    Or, put another way, will larger seeds generally germinate more oftern than relatively smaller seeds, in drier conditions?
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 24, 2009 #2
    maybe the question wants you to look at the surface area to volume ratio. just like children will require more energy than adults for their daily metabolic activities!
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