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OPINION: 5 new techniques for priming

28 November 2023: In this article Henry Bruggink dives into some new techniques for priming. The focus will be on techniques for which a patent application was made.

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Tomoko Sakata, Research and Technology Manager at Incotec

OPINION: 4 key solutions to support sustainable agriculture

14 November 2023: Asia's agricultural industry is under threat. Seed enhancement can play role in transitioning to more sustainable agriculture

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Incotec India staff plant trees to celebrate 20th anniversary

Incotec India celebrates 20 years with dual event

20 October 2023: Anniversary celebrations at Ahmedabad followed by a tree planting event at Mankol School.

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Opinion: The 3 standard techniques for seed priming

31 October 2023: This most recent article by Henry Bruggink, specialist in seed priming at Incotec, explains the three standard techniques for seed priming.

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Opinion: 7 aspects to consider when priming seeds

03 October 2023: In the second article in this series, Incotec's priming specialist, Henry Bruggink, explains what needs to be considered when improving seed quality through priming.

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Marion Smorenburg accepts Plantum Sustainability Prize on behalf of Incotec

Plantum Sustainability Award 2023

21 September 2023: The Plantum Sustainability Award was presented to Marion Smorenburg of Incotec by Marien Valstar of the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality. Incotec wins the...

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Incotec and Croda directors inaugurate new sustainable seed film coating facility

Aquarela - new film coating facility Brazil

14 September 2023: Incotec has opened a new film coating production facility, named “Aquarela” at the Incotec site in Holambra, Brazil. This expansion is a response to the growing demands of the film...

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Nomination Plantum Sustainability Award

12 September 2023: Incotec's efforts in seed enhancement for speeding up reforestation have resulted in a nomination for the Plantum Sustainability Award. The winner will be announced on 21st...

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Opinion: 5 question about the priming of seeds

05 September 2023: The priming of seeds for agriculture is an effective way to improve germination. In the first of a series of articles, Henry Bruggink answers some questions about this powerful seed...

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Opinion: Delivering microbial formulations

14 August 2023: How can combining knowledge, expertise and capabilities across different agricultural markets help overcome some of these challenges?

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Incotec's managing director presents prize to ISF golf tournament winners

Incotec sponsors golf prize donation to charity

13 June 2023: As sponsor of the ISF golf tournament, Incotec has provided 5000 euros for donation to winners charity

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Incotec, world seed congress sponsor, extends invitation for discussion

17 May 2023: At this year's ISF World Seed Congress, Incotec invites attendees to stand SB-503 to discuss the role of seed treatment in the challenges facing the sector.

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Opinion: Three ways to get microbes in the right place at the right time

09 May 2023: That microbes can have a positive impact on plant development is no secret, but how can you get the microbes to the right spot at the right time?

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Incotec's research and technology director, Marcia Werner

Marcia Werner speaks at FAO regional conference

18 April 2023: Marcia Werner, Incotec's R&T Director, speaker in FAO 'No good crops without good seed' event

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Incotec researcher working on biologicals for use in agriculture

Whitepaper: Formulating Biologicals for Agriculture

12 April 2023: Incotec and Croda Crop Protection have released a whitepaper on biologicals in the agrochemical sector: the potential and the challenges.

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Investing in site Enkhuizen

27 March 2023: Incotec is investing in the future with plans to further develop the site in Enkhuizen, The Netherlands.

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Incotec and Land Life join forces to accelerate global reforestation

23 March 2023 : Seed enhancement company Incotec and tech-driven reforestation company Land Life have signed an MoU to collaborate in a pioneering project integrating smart coating technologies on...

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Croda volunteers help plant seeds for charitable organisation America's Grow-a-Row

Seed pelleting helps combat food insecurity

28 February 2023: Seed pelleting provided by Incotec and financial support from The Croda Foundation enable USA charity 'America's Grow-a-Row to provide more healthy food for the needy.

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Indian Seed Congress

28 February 2023: A team from Incotec India will be offering advice and expertise on seed technology for the Indian market from their booth at the Indian Seed Congress.

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Sharing seed enhancement expertise at Bangladesh Seed Congress

9 February 2023 : In the Incotec booth, seed technology experts are on hand to discuss the right solution for your crop needs.

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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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