Seed coating is a method of improving the quality, plantability and ease of handling of seeds, ultimately leading to more efficient farming and improved yields. It also has reduced environmental risks compared to other farming practices.
What is seed coating
Seed coating is the application of materials onto the surface of seeds for the purpose of making seeds’ shape, size, weight and seed surface more uniform to make them easier to plant and/or to apply active compounds that improve seed quality and protect the seed from biotic and abiotic stress.
Types of seed coating
There are three main types of seed coating: