Chapter 5. Plant Propagation Part 1 – Sexual Propagation. What is Propagation?. Plant reproduction Vegetative Sexual Sexual vs. Asexual propagation. Schefflera cutting. Seed of Franklin’s Sandwort. Seed Formation. What causes seed formation?
Part 1 – Sexual Propagation
Seed of Franklin’s Sandwort
Wet seed extractor in the field. Used for tomatoes, melons, squash, etc.
Three-screen seed cleaner separates seed based on size. Can be used on seeds from dry fruit or seeds from wet fruit after is has been dried.
Winnowing or fanning seed with electric fan
Drum seeder capable of seeding up to 600 trays per hour
Spore cases of Grape Fern
Split spore cases showing thousands of tiny bead-like spores
Prothallus – usually not more that a few centimeters or so in size
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