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impact of ethylene gas on seeds

Posted by bonnan 6 %26 5 (My Page) on
Sat, Dec 21, 13 at 22:37

I'm storing my vegetable seeds in the same refrigerator as well as storing apples. Will there be any detrimental affects on the seeds? Thank you.


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RE: impact of ethylene gas on seeds

How are the seeds contained? In a plastic container or what? The container would determine the amount of exposure.

Dave


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RE: impact of ethylene gas on seeds

The modern refrigerator, besides being cold, has a evaporative effect, removing moisture from anything exposed to its air movement. Seeds stored in this environment must be sealed from the refrigerator air. If you are unfortunate enough to use diabetic test strips, their containers make ideal seed storage containers. Al


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