Pumpkin Seeds Germinated in Wet Newspaper
Sometimes Mr. Burbank employs a piece of newspaper instead of a cloth to germinate seeds, merely wrapping the seeds loosely in the moistened paper. The efficacy of the method is demonstrated in this picture. Seeds thus germinated will make rapid growth when transferred to the soil.
This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 3 Chapter 4