dormancy and seed germination

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First step in seed germination is

First step in seed germination is
  • A. passing through gut of an animal
  • B. exploding along sutures
  • C. absorption of water
  • D. None
  • Correct Answer: Option C

Germination of 101 years old seeds, was observed in

Germination of 101 years old seeds, was observed in
  • A. Melon family
  • B. Arctic Tundra Lupine
  • C. Moth Mullein
  • D. Hesperidiums
  • Correct Answer: Option C

Dormant seeds are usually

Dormant seeds are usually
  • A. succulent
  • B. dry
  • C. wet
  • D. soft
  • Correct Answer: Option B

No matter how favorable environmental conditions, seeds do not germinate if

No matter how favorable environmental conditions, seeds do not germinate if
  • A. they have not settled
  • B. neighboring seeds do not germinate
  • C. if seeds do not undergo a dormant or resting period
  • D. seeds are soaked in water
  • Correct Answer: Option C

With an increase in seed size upon germination, dry mass of seeds

With an increase in seed size upon germination, dry mass of seeds
  • A. increases
  • B. decreases
  • C. vanishes
  • D. grows proportionally with seed
  • Correct Answer: Option B