Parameters | Definitions |

1-Waiting time or latency time | The time elapsed between the half of all seeds and the germination of a first seed |

2-Germination delay | The period between the sowing of each seed and the appearance of each seedling |

3-Germination speed | The average time after which 50% of the seeds have germinated |

4-Spreading time or germination duration | The period between the first seed germination and the last seed germination |

5-Germination rate | The quotient of the number of seeds germinated by the total number of seeds sown as a percentage (%) |