vernalisation

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vernalize or vernalise (ˈvɜːnəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
to subject ungerminated or germinating seeds to low temperatures, which is essential for many (plants) of temperate environments to ensure germination in some species and flowering in others
 
vernalise or vernalise
 
vb
 
vernali'zation or vernalise
 
n
 
vernali'sation or vernalise
 
n

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