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In this episode, we discussed one of the most important elements in Bio-intensive farming which is learning how best to grow crops as seeds. To start with, it is good to always try to buy open pollinated seeds meanwhile most of the exotic vegetable seeds available are hybrid seeds. Hybrid seeds are also allowed in organic farming once organic or heirloom seeds are not readily available. However, if you get open pollinated seeds, it takes an average of 3% or more of the growing area to grow the seeds needed for the immediate planting season.

When seeds are planted, there is no 100% certainty that it will germinate, even when all conditions are met. Click here to read more.

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