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Old December 17, 2010   #9
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Originally Posted by Mischka View Post
My vote is for generating heat sufficient enough to kill the germplasm within the seeds.

Weed seed kept at a temp above 140°F for an extended period of time will lose germination viability.
What is "an extended period"? A few hours or a few days?

Will the high heat not not degrade the bacterial colony that caused the high heat?

Will the high heat not degrade the nutritional value of the compost exposed to the heat for an extended period?

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