Increasing Maize Tolerance to Drought and Flood with Seed Coating Treatments

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Bennett, Jacob E; Sanghi, Achint; Kingsly Ambrose, R. P.;
  • Publisher: Purdue University
  • Subject: Germination | Agriculture | Seed coatings | Field stress | Seed corn | Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering | Agronomy and Crop Sciences
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The lack of irrigation in regions prone to drought, and flooding due to high rainfall or lack of drainage affects seed viability and the subsequent germination and crop establishment. Seed treatment in the form of coatings shows promise as an effective method to preserv... View more
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