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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:   6037
Packet Code Number:   1A06037AP
Harvest date:   08/01/2010
Received as:   Dry seed
Date Received:   08/13/2010
Number of Capsules Combined:   1
Comments:   Packet was received in folded legal paper.
Seed appears clean and debris-free.
Seed is tannish yellow to the naked eye, and free flowing. Medium sized seeds are long-rice shaped, sometimes curved, and have medium sized elongated greenish-yellow embryos toward the pointed end which are 3/4 the length of the seed. Seeds with bad or no embryos are much smaller.
Seeds that appeared to have
good embryos, by count:
Seed Photo

Photographed with transmitted light.

Scale  Scale Rule  1 mm or 0.040 inches  
Photo by Amber Kost
Seed Photo

Photographed with reflected light.

Scale  Scale Rule  1 mm or 0.040 inches  
Photo by Amber Kost

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