Pregerminated seeds

  • US 5,585,536 A
  • Filed: 02/15/1995
  • Issued: 12/17/1996
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/01/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. Pregerminated seeds comprising desiccation tolerant emerged radicles wherein the emerged radicles contain elevated levels of sucrose relative to non-desiccation tolerant emerged radicles of the same plant species and wherein said desiccation tolerant seeds have an overall moisture content in the range of about 35% to about 55% by weight of the seeds and are capable of resuming growth when planted.

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