Simple dry seed sterilization

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macha
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Simple dry seed sterilization

Post by macha » Sun Jan 03, 2016 9:32 am

Apparatus for seed sterilization is very simple. Put about 4 mm piece of polyurethane foam (washing sponge) in injection needle and attach the syringe. Then pour dry seeds into the syringe. Suck in disinfection solution, I use 20 times diluted bleach (6 per cent) for 20- 30 min. Slowly empty solution and carefully suck in sterile water. Repeat wash once more, suck in fresh sterile water to desired density of seeds, remove needle and drop to bottles. There is no loss of seeds. Jaroslav

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