Enter the number of healthy seedlings and the number of seeds into the Germination Rate Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Germination Rate.

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## Germination Rate Formula

The following two example problems outline the steps and information needed to calculate the Germination Rate.

**GERM = HS / #S * 100**

- Where GERM is the Germination Rate (%)
- HS is the number of healthy seedlings
- #S is the number of seeds

## How to Calculate Germination Rate?

The following example problems outline how to calculate Germination Rate.

Example Problem #1:

- First, determine the number of healthy seedlings.
- The number of healthy seedlings is given as: 40.

- Next, determine the number of seeds.
- The number of seeds is provided as: 100.

- Finally, calculate the Germination Rate using the equation above:

GERM = HS / #S * 100

The values provided above are inserted into the equation below and computed.

GERM = 40 / 100 * 100 = 40.00 (%)

Example Problem #2:** **

For this problem, the variables required are provided below:

number of healthy seedlings = 20

number of seeds = 200

Test your knowledge using the equation and check your answer with the calculator..

GERM = HS / #S * 100** = ?**