hydroponics

http://www.plantmethods.com/content/9/1/4

http://www.bio-world.com/productinfo/3_44_292/124429/Magenta-GA-Plant-Cu...

2015 attempt

  • Make 1x MS, pH to 5.6

  • Split: most as growth medium, a little bit for 0.7% agar (err on the low end), sterilize

  • Cut lids off microfuge tubes, poke a hole in each, sterilize in a beaker

  • line lids up, flat side down, on a strip of scotch tape

  • fill with 0.7% agar.

  • put lids into floatie or other rack.

  • put 1 sterilized seed in each hole. (in 0.1% agar)

  • Wrap with saran wrap

  • Cover tightly with foil, stratify in refrigerator for 2-3 days

  • Remove foil, put container in growth chamber at 16h day, 22C

  • Transfer lid to 50 mL tube with hole drilled in it at ~3 weeks.

  • Aerate or stir medium