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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:   6771
Packet Code Number:   1A06771YJ
Received as:   Dry seed
Date Received:   05/08/2013
Number of Capsules Combined:   1
Comments:   Packet received was folded paper in a tiny plastic baggie.
Seed has dark debris mixed in.
Seed is medium brown to the naked eye, and free flowing. Only a small quantity of seed was received. Moderately small seeds are short, have one blunt end, and have moderately small sized oval brownish-yellow embryos centrally located which are 3/4 the length of the seed.
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 Lacey Hulst
Seed Photo

Photographed with reflected light.

Scale  Scale Rule  1 mm or 0.040 inches  
Photo by Lacey Hulst

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