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    Comma Placement

    The seeds that will swell and show micropylar bursting, in Petri dish germinators will be considered nondormant, while those that fail to do so under the same conditions will be considered dormant.

    I think it it should be ....bursting, in Petri dish germinators, will.....

    Am I right? Thanks.

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    Re: Comma Placement

    Quote Originally Posted by crussell View Post
    The seeds that will swell and show micropylar bursting, in Petri dish germinators will be considered nondormant, while those that fail to do so under the same conditions will be considered dormant.

    I think it it should be ....bursting, in Petri dish germinators, will.....

    Am I right? Thanks.
    Not in my opinion. The first "will" is an error.

    The seeds that swell and show micropylar bursting in Petri dish germinators will be considered nondormant, while those that fail to do so under the same conditions will be considered dormant.


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    Re: Comma Placement

    Thank you.

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    Re: Comma Placement

    Quote Originally Posted by crussell View Post
    Thank you.
    You're welcome.

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