Tuesday, February 21, 2012

30,000 Year-Old Seeds Germinated?

According to Sky News, "fruit and seeds hidden in an Ice Age squirrel's burrow in Siberian permafrost have been resurrected into a flower by Russian scientists.

"Using a pioneering experiment, the Sylene stenophylla has become the oldest plant ever to be regrown and it is fertile, producing white flowers and viable seeds."

Read more about the 30,000 year-old Silene seeds.

Read about Silene at goGardenNow.blogspot.com.

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