Seed moisture content

zeedman Zone 5 WisconsinMay 20, 2006

I am trying to create controled long-term storage for my seeds, but have not yet found an effective way to test for moisture content. Weighing them before & after baking at 220 degrees did not appear accurate; beans measured out at 5% reduction after baking, and I am certain that air-dried seeds should have exceeded 5% moisture.

Any suggestions?

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paul299(z4 Minnesota)

how good is your scale? 100th of a gram wouldbe minimiun I would use, 1,000 of a gram is what you need.

Here uis a site that can give you more info on saving seeds.

Here is a link that might be useful: Seeds

    Bookmark   June 15, 2006 at 1:46AM
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