Organic Seed Treatment Options

Seed Germination

The purpose of any seed treatment is to improve seed performance in one or more of the following ways: 1) eradicate seedborne pathogens or protect from soilborne pathogens, 2) optimize ease of handling and accuracy of planting (reduce gaps in stand or the need for thinning of seedlings, particularly when mechanical planters are used), and 3) improve germination rates. In conventional production, seed is often Continue reading