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Seed moisture content

Posted by zeedman 5_Great_Lakes (My Page) on
Sat, May 20, 06 at 4:38

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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RE: Seed moisture content

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

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