Seed Size and Germination
Why does seed size in different plants affect germination
rate/final height in plants?
These could differ between different species (types) of plants too. Small
seeds might be expected to imbibe (take up) water faster than large seeds,
so small seeds might germinate faster. However, large seeds have more
nutrients stored within the seeds so their plants might be expected to grow
taller than plants from smaller seeds.
Anthony Brach Ph.D.
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Update: June 2012