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germinability

[jur-muh-nuh-bil-i-tee] /ˌdʒɜr mə nəˈbɪl ɪ ti/
noun, Botany
1.
the degree of ability of a seed to germinate or sprout.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; germin(ate) + -ability
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  • Selection emphasis was placed on seed yield and germinability.
  • germinability of seed reserves in a big sagebrush community.
  • The seeds can germinate immediately, but lose germinability under field conditions within a few weeks.
  • Two methods were employed to determine seed germinability.

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