It’s the basic yet most fundamental test that is conducted under optimum conditions. A germination test gives you the number of seedlings that are normal out of 200 seeds and are capable of germinating under good-to-ideal field conditions.
Germination will tell you if diseases and other factors that affect quality are present.
I thought the best way to illustrate how this test is conducted was to show you up-close-and-personal! We continue our virtual tour of how an ISTA-accredited lab functions. Go here for Part 1.