test platforms

Try different porous platforms for seedling growth

Get samples from Magdalena's lab

Sterilize between sheets of filter paper in a glass petri dish.

  • Moss cellophane

  • Roll cellophane

  • Magenta box screen

  • Sheer fabric

Seeds grow fine on flat cellophane. The roots have trouble getting over a bump or air bubble.

Seeds do not grow well on mesh fabric.

Wire screen does not lie flat on agar.

Put samples of each on MS agar