In this section are articles written by people from Incotec and related to seed industry topics and trends. The seed is the starting point of the food chain and the seed sector plays an important role in global food supply. As a result, a broad range of seed industry topics are widely discussed.




Microplastic-free solutions are here to stay

In anticipation of legislation prohibiting intentionally added microplastics to seed coatings, Marta Dobrowolska discusses some pressing questions on the topic. This article was also published in Agropages in May 2020.


Three ways to feed the world sustainably

How can the seed contribute to achieving global food security without harming our planet?



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Newsletter 4, March 2021

News on timing of regulations | alternative solutions for vegetables |what's happening outside the EU. Read the Newsletter

Newsletter 3, December 2020

First microplastic-free corn coating | microplastics and seed treatment explained (video) | coatings for vegetable seeds | contributors to microplastic build-up | alternatives for microplastics | challenges. Read the Newsletter

Newsletter 2, June 2020

First microplastic-free products available | are microplastic-free products just a trend? | COVID-19 and timing | seed safety and environmental safety. Read the Newsletter

Newsletter 1, May 2020

The microplastics issue | regulations outside Europe | rate of degradation | impact on cost. Read the Newsletter