JordanU740
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Radish Seeds

Postby JordanU740 » Mon Nov 19, 2007 8:17 am

Hello,
I'm doing LOTS of research :shock: And I'm having trouble finding information on radish seeds. For example, is a radish seed a dicot or a monocot? Classification questions like this... Please help me.... any information is helpful!!! :D
Thanks
Jordan :twisted:

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Postby Craig_Bridge » Mon Nov 19, 2007 8:52 am

Growing radishes and examining them to determine if they are a monocot or dicot is a traditional plant biology laboratory. Given that, our concern would be that we are helping with homework for a lab where you are supposed to figure it out.

Please post your hypothesis so we know more about what you are working on.
-Craig

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Monocots versus Dicots

Postby John Furman » Mon Nov 19, 2007 8:08 pm

Hi Jordan,
I am not sure what your project is; but here is a URL that compares Monocots and Dicots
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/g ... dicot.html
I hope this helps.

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Postby JordanU740 » Fri Nov 23, 2007 7:39 am

No, you're not helping me with my homework. :lol: But that was my fault for not being specific. My science fair project is "How does Bleach Affect Seed Germination in Radish Seeds?" and what I'm asking is if radish seeds are monocot or dicot and I'm dsoing research and every site I go to, it always want to sell me Radish seeds. If anyone has any research tips that I could use to block selling site that could also be well appreciated. :lol: My hypothesis is that the blech will accelerate the sprouting time.
Thanks a bunch
Jordan U
Jordan U

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Postby staryl13 » Fri Nov 23, 2007 7:11 pm

Hi Jordan!
Sounds like an interesting project. Check out this website for a similar experiment-
http://www.selah.k12.wa.us/SOAR/SciProj ... essaR.html
this website gives some background info on radish seeds-
http://hgic.clemson.edu/factsheets/hgic1305.htm
Hope this helped, good luck!
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