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Published on Nov 12, 2010
Epigeal germination climbing bean time-lapse filmed for http://www.rightplants4me.co.uk Filmed underground to show the roots growing, the hypocotyl grows and pulls the cotyledons up through the soil and above ground. The protective skin called the testa remains underground. The cotyledons feed the plant until its strong enough to support itself. When spent the cotyledons can drop off.
9-12 minute interval between exposures. This sequence was filmed over as period of about 4 weeks Equipment used:- Nikon D300 cameras, 55mm & 105mm Nikkor lenses, Time-lapse track, growlight, heater and humidifier.