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Name: Karla
Status: student
Age: 12
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Date: 1/23/2004


Question:
Does seed size affect plant growth?


Replies:
Within a particular plant species, possibly seedlings resulting from larger seeds might have higher growth rates.

For different plant species though, possibly smaller seeds such as those of grasses might have higher initial growth rates than the large seeds of a tree species.

The following might be helpful,

http://www.uga.edu/discover/educators/activities/act40.pdf

Anthony Brach, Ph.D



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