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Definition of scarify

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Definition as written by Magpye:

In land restoration activities: to stir the surface of the ground with an implement in preparation for replanting.

Definition as written by PotEmUp:

To slit or soften the outer coat of (seeds) in order to speed germination. This image is of Canna glauca seed.

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