About seed treatments

Seed treatment: from chemistry to biology

While the use of chemical substances to treat seeds occurs on a large scale worldwide, treating seeds with biological substances is an application that is still less common. Koppert has now developed a biological seed treatment: Panoramix.

Huge steps have been made over the past decades when it comes to seed processing, and today’s seeds show much better performances than the seeds of 20-30 years ago. Considerable improvements in yields and built-in resistance have been achieved. It is, however, becoming increasingly difficult to make further advances with genetic improvements. It is also a costly and long-term process to develop varieties with built-in resistance and new attributes.

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