Seed Coating: A Tool for Stand Establishment; a Stimulus to Seed Quality

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Glen Kaufman Marketing Research Manager, Royal Sluis, Inc., Salinac, Calif., at the time of writing At present, Sales Representative, Precision, Agricultural Products, Inc., Immokalee, Fla.,

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Seeds are coated for ease of handling, singulation, precise placement, and the incorporation of beneficial chemicals or microbials. Coated seeds are accepted widely as a standard product for many crops. Quality demands for seed suitable for coating have improved knowledge of physiological seed quality. Higher, better-defined quality standards in the seed and coating industry, combined with additional quality demand for enhanced seed, will continue to improve stand establishment potential for growers.

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