Subject: How does an apple seed know when to start growing?
Date: Sat Sep 6 16:20:06 2008
Posted by Dave
Grade level: 7-9
City: St.Catharines State/Province: Ontario
Area of science: Botany
My mom said that an apple seed will only start growing if it has been frozen
in the fridgid winter. Its reason is to prevent growing for only a bit and
dying. I have a theory of how this works: since the seed has a water content,
the water freezes, squishing, or rupturing (or partially rupturing) the seed;
telling it to grow.
Re: How does an apple seed know when to start growing?
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