Define Epigeal and Hypogeal GERMINATION

Tim Harvey
Mon, 04 Jan 2010 15:02:55 PST
I think it is necessary to clarify that hypogeal and epigeal do not refer exclusively to the process of germination.


If it is used in a book, it would seem to me to be a colloquial contraction.


> Date: Mon, 4 Jan 2010 17:48:46 -0500
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> Subject: Re: [pbs] Define Epigeal and Hypogeal
> If we take the words literally as used for dicots, they simply do not apply 
> usefully to monocots, it seems to me. By the way, I didn't make up the 
> definitions cited; they are Ed McRae's in his book, "Lilies."


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