bulbs in lawns; weeds

Diane Whitehead voltaire@islandnet.com
Wed, 01 Sep 2004 21:47:20 PDT
Michigan State University has had a weed seed germination experiment 
going on since 1879.  Bottles with a mix of weed seeds were buried 
and are dug up on a regular basis to see which seeds will germinate. 
The latest bottle produced only Moth Mullein, Verbascum blattaria, 
from 120 year old seed.

http://newsbulletin.msu.edu/july27/beal.html  Five of the original 20 
bottles remain buried, and the next one to be dug up and tested will 
be in 2020.

		Diane Whitehead

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