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Henry Bruggink of Incotec

Chapter on priming by Henry Bruggink in new book on sustainable crop production

21 December 2022: Henry Bruggink, senior researcher at Incotec, has contributed to the recently published book Advances in seed science and technology for more sustainable crop production. In the book...

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corn seeds and pathogens

Opinion: The fight against soil borne pathogens

Microorganisms can use different modes of action to protect the plant. In the third blog on the use of microbes in agriculture Carola Peters explains what these are.

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ColorIn pigment for seed film coating

New color pigment added to product range

29 November 2021: This valuable addition to the product range is in answer to customers’ requests for a full portfolio of seed enhancement products.

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Incotec USA GM

Nathen Deppe appointed general manager of Incotec's North American business

22 November 2022: Incotec announces the appointment of a new general manager in North America. Nathen Deppe has an extensive background in agriculture and a proven track record. His knowledge of the...

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Manish patel, managing director of Incotec India, after being elected as president of the APSA

New president of APSA

Asian Pacific Seed Association elect Manish Patel, Managing Director of Incotec India, as president.

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Whitepaper on a microplastic free future for seed treatments

Incotec and Croda publish recommendations for seed industry on transition to microplastic-free treatments

17 November 2022: We have developed expertise on assessing whether products contain microplastics and on producing new microplastic-free alternatives. The whitepaper provides in-depth information on...

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Effect of mycorrhiza on onion development

Opinion: Invisible creatures that help the plant thrive

In the second blog of this series on microbes, Carola Peters tells us how microbes can provide the three main nutrients a plant needs.

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Marta Dobrowolska-Haywood, Incotec's R&D Manager

Opinion: Going microplastic free: lessons from Croda and Incotec’s seed treatment journey

The transition to microplastic-free seed coatings is a challenge for the whole seed industry. Marta Dobrowolska-Haywood talks about the approach taken by Incotec and Croda and what steps they will...

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Incotec's R&D Manager

Opinion: The new microplastics legislation - what does it mean for seed treatments and coatings

Marta Dobrowolska-Haywood blogs on the new restrictions of microplastics and the consequences.

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Opinion: Superpowers of microbes

In this first blog of a series about microbes and how they can benefit agriculture, Carola Peters describes some of the remarkable qualities of microbes..

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Incotec's research and technology director, Marcia Werner

Incotec's Marcia Werner speaks at FAO's Global Congress

19 October 2022: With a presentation entitled 'Seed Technology to Upgrade Crop Sustainability', Incotec's Research and Technology Director talks on how applied seed technology contributes to the UN...

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Participants of the ISF 2022 golf tournament

ISF golf tournament prizes donated to Red Cross

30 May 2022: The winners of the golf tournament, Mr. Chiaravanond Manas and Ms. Kietisirikajorn Supaporn decided to donate their prizes, provided by Incotec, in the name of the company they both work...

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veg seeds with microplastic-free coating

Microplastic-free seed coatings

With the use of microplastics in seed treatment expected to be banned soon in Europe, and other regions of the world likely to follow, the need for microplastic-free seed treatments has never been greater. Helping customers get ahead of a major regulatory impact, we are expanding our line of microplastic-free seed coatings. Our new-generation seed solutions include products for both vegetables and field crops. 
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