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Wednesday, February 08, 2023 Little Ketchup Grittyville, WA

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1622 Young 2009 gets the old seed "tissue culture style" germination. If its alive it should begin to green up in 2-3 days. If its totally dead it will remain white. I will spray it with H202 and re-rinse as needed. When they are this weak, even the beneficial organisms aren't really beneficial. The way beneficial organisms work is the plant basically pays them to be beneficial (with extra energy/sucrose). And these old seeds simply do not have any extra energy to pay the "good guys". Without that root exudate "payment" they cant do their job so it ends up making more sense to just keep things sterile.

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