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ways to seperate tomato seeds

 
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I wondering if anyone knows any fast and efficient ways to separate tomato seeds?
 
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What are you separating them from?
 
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for seeds
























 
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sorry the inside of the tomato
 
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The method I've always heard is to scoop out all the seeds and pulp together, then let them ferment. Wash off the mold and then let the seeds dry before storage.
 
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I use a food strainer to do that. That's efficient, and I get tomato sauce iron and to crown it all!
With some accessories, it can work for elder, pomegranate, and lots of other berries.
 
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is there any way to process a lot at once
 
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hunter holman wrote:is there any way to process a lot at once



http://www.snakeroot.net/farm/SeedSaving.shtml
 
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As that site suggests I dump the pulp and seeds in water. I'm small scale so all this is done in a clear drinking glass or measuring cup.
After a few days the pulp will begin to separate and float, seeds sink. Break up large clumps if needed. Every few days I pour in water, overflowing the container and flushing out the pulp till just seeds remain. Then put the seeds on paper to dry.
This works for many types of seed.
 
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