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What process begins seed germination?
- jacob sLv 72 months agoFavourite answer
Seed germination is vital stage in plant development and can be considered as a determinant for plant productivity. It begins by water imbibition, mobilization of food reserve, protein synthesis and consequence radicle protrusion. To sustain a good seedling development, seed stores a food reserve mainly as proteins, lipids and carbohydrates. Protein and oil bodies are the major reserve in seed which represent a source for each of energy, carbon, and nitrogen during seedling establishment. Enzymatic hydrolysis of protein, lipid and carbohydrate, and transportation of metabolites is dependent mainly on water availability.