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2014-08-26 23:06:11

The European Seed Treatment Market report defines and segments the seed treatment market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The seed treatment market in Europe is expected to grow from $409.4 million in 2013 to $649.2 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 9.7% from 2013 to 2018. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-seed-treatment-2258261506.html (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Europe is one of the largest consumers of seed treatment products globally, owing to the large...

2014-08-26 23:05:41

The Latin American Seed Treatment Market report defines and segments the seed treatment market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/latin-america-seed-treatment-2533944271.html. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Latin American Seed Treatment Market report defines and segments the seed treatment market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The seed treatment market in Latin America is estimated to grow from $521.9...

2014-08-25 23:03:38

The North American Seed Treatment Market report defines and segments the seed treatment market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-seed-treatment-4213768065.html (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The North American Seed Treatment Market report defines and segments the seed treatment market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The seed treatment market in North America is projected to grow from $1,409.8...

2014-08-21 08:30:52

DICKEY-john releases new Hy Rate Plus(TM) LED Seed Sensor with high counting accuracy across multiple seed types and improved performance in dusty conditions. AUBURN, Ill., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICKEY-john Corporation, the industry leader in precision electronics for agriculture, expanded its line of seed sensors to include the Hy Rate Plus(TM) LED Seed Sensor. From larger seeds such as corn to small seeds like canola, the Hy Rate Plus accurately counts seeding population...

2014-07-21 08:24:08

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Seed Treatment Market by Type (Chemical & Non-Chemical), by Application (Fungicide, Insecticide, Bio-Control, and Others) and by Crop (Cereals, Oilseeds, and Others) - Global Trends, Forecasts and Technical Insights up to...

2014-07-15 23:02:57

This research report categorizes the global market for Seed Treatment on the basis of Type, by Geography, Crop Trends and Forecasting Revenues and analyzing trends in each of the submarkets. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/seed-treatment-market-503.html) (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The report “Seed Treatment Market by Type (Chemical & Non-Chemical), by Application (Fungicide, Insecticide, Bio-Control, and Others) and by Crop (Cereals, Oilseeds, and Others) - Global...

2014-07-10 23:07:40

DMG Productions explores the latest innovations in crop production. Woodland, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Ag Seeds announced today they will be featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer, airing fourth quarter on RFD-TV. American Farmer will explore Ag Seeds, founded in 1975, whose mission is to identify and sell genetics that are adapted to the changing needs of California Agriculture and that contribute to the sustainable production of safe and nutritious food. American Farmer will...

2014-07-03 16:21:00

DALLAS, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Seed Treatment Market by Type (Chemical & Non-Chemical), by Application (Fungicide, Insecticide, Bio-Control, and Others) and by Crop (Cereals, Oilseeds, and Others) - Global Trends, Forecasts and Technical Insights up to 2019", defines and segments the Seed Treatment Market with analysis and projection of the market size for both, synthetic as well as bio-based seed treatments. It also identifies the driving and restraining...

2014-06-30 23:15:37

Shane Michaels releases a review of Panaseeda Amaranth Seed Oil, a high-quality nutritional supplement that has proven to increase longevity and combat some of the most threatening environmental culprits. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Panaseeda’s Amaranth Seed Oil distributed by Activation Products, Inc. that has shown to help people combat life-threatening environment culprits and instead find improved longevity, vitality, and strength has caught the attention of Shane Michaels,...

2014-06-30 23:00:16

NutriGold’s Chia Seeds Gold are not included in the recent salmonella outbreak, and are naturally free of solvents and pesticides. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Two recent salmonella outbreaks involving sprouted, ground chia seeds and sprouted chia and flax seeds have drawn the attention of the media in the United States and Canada. In an effort to reassure consumers and calm understandably ruffled nerves, NutriGold would like to reassert the safety of Chia Seeds Gold, a whole seed, organic...


Latest Seed Reference Libraries

Recalcitrant seeds
2013-08-21 08:52:36

Recalcitrant seeds are seeds that have to be protected from certain elements, such as drying and freezing, to remain viable. Seeds must be maintained at temperatures no less than 50 degrees Fahrenheit and does not have long shelf lives. Damage to the seeds results when they are allowed to dry out excessively, damaging the intracellular structures of the seeds, along with the forming of toxic chemicals within the seed. Recalcitrant seeds can be found in avocado, mango, cocoa and the...

Seed bank
2013-07-31 15:37:35

Seed banks are gene pools of seeds from food crops and other rare species. If seeds from the reserves are destroyed, seeds from seed banks can be used to generate new crops. Seed banks are not open to the public as are seed libraries or seed swaps. Maintaining seeds in a seed bank will preserve the seeds during times of natural disasters, disease outbreaks, or even war. SEED DORMANCY Seeds can remain dormant for decades as long as the storage environment remains cool and dry. Seeds that...

Seed Drilling
2013-05-18 07:39:11

Seed drilling is a method used by farmers in order to have a more unified, crop-yielding season. The first known use of seed drilling was in 1500 BC by the Sumerian. At this time, they were using a single tube. Later, in the 2nd Century BC, the Chinese developed a multi-tube iron drill. This facilitated in a larger crop planting allowing them to feed their large population. The first recorded patent of a sowing machine was in 1566 by the Venetian Senate, attributing Camillo Torello. In the...

Seed Saving
2013-05-18 07:22:11

Seed saving is the preserving of seeds from mature vegetables, herbs, and flowers used in subsequent years along with bulbs and tubers. Home gardeners have saved seeds for generations and the practice is now becoming common with organic farmers as well as permaculturists. Growers will clone plants so as not to produce seeds keeping the plant “true to type” to the parent plant. True to type refers to the characteristics of the parent plant such as large fruit/blooms. Plants...

Biennial Plant
2013-04-27 07:50:37

Biennial plants have a two year life cycle; roots, stems and leaves in the first year with flowers following the next year after a cold winter dormant period. Biennials will produce seed and fruit before dying. There are not as many biennial plants as there are perennials or annuals. Biennial plants, when exposed to extreme climate conditions, may have a shortened life cycle of a few months especially if the plants were exposed to colder than normal temperatures. Most biennials can be...

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