first germination assessment

John made the first germination assessment today. Seed showing any sign of germination was counted, though some may not make the grade at the next assessment.

The average number of seeds per tray not germinated varied with crop, but this may not be significant:

Lettuce         4.86
Chinese cabbage         5.92
Cabbage         7.72

The differences between the growing media were small, apart from No.3 where germination was much worse for lettuce and cabbage.  No single medium is a clear winner over all three test crops, so far.

        best        worst
Lettuce     1,4,9             3
Chinese cabbage           8             1
Cabbage           2             3

 Click on the images of the trays to enlarge them and view as a slide show.

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