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Incoming seed is examined to determine embryo count to help decide how much seed should be sown, and/or which capsule would be the best to sow. Permanent sample slides are also prepared. Each separate package of seed is examined because these are generally from separate capsules, which is what we request from our donors.

Number of capsules harvested:  1

Seed Assay Number:   194
Packet Code Number:   1A0194RI
Harvest date:   03/20/2000
Received as:   Dry seed
Date Received:   04/04/2000
Number of Capsules Combined:   1
Comments:   Steelwool-like mat of placental tubes or capilletium is yellowish brown, and seems to release all seed, which is darker brown, by manipulating it with a microspatula. Seed is moderately small, short rice shaped but with curved ends, and has embryos that fill nearly the whole seed when present. Not a lot of seed, but nearly all has embryos.
Seeds that appeared to have
good embryos, by count:

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