any way to quicked the cold stratifying time?

Stephen Jankalski CEREOID at
Mon Mar 13 13:56:19 EST 2000

Try looking in Agricola for starters.

"Henry Bernard Schumacher" <hschuma at> wrote in
news:Pine.A41.4.20.0003131235410.36614-100000 at
> Hello all,
>  I'm an undergrad and am doing a greenhouse experiment with live oak and
> sweet gum seeds.  I've got to cold stratify the seeds for 30-60 days
> before they'll break dormancy and I was wondering if there was any way
> that I can speed up that process.  I heard from a grad student that
> it might be possible to break dormancy with far-red, or infra-red
> light.  Does anyone know more about this, or know where I can go to find
> out more about this?  Thanks a lot.
> By the way, I've really been enjoying the dialogue on how to get students
> more interested in classes, especially the intro level ones.
> Hank Schumacher
> ---

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