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Application of beneficial microorganisms to seeds using priming techniques. - HL0138LFV

Description
To provide the seed industry with a novel series of guideline procedures, based on scientific principles, for the successful application of different types (Species) of beneficial micro-organisms to seeds by priming means, in ways that are compatible with existing commercial seed procesing requirements, in order to achieve plant growth promotion. Subsequently, these guideline prcedures will be exploited to establish commercial use of beneficial microorganisms aplied to seeds

A secondary objective is to identify specific microorganism strains capable of promoting seedling growth in selected crop species of importance to UK horticulture and agriculture by application through seed priming using these guideline procedures.
Project Documents
• Executive Summary : Application of beneficial microorganisms to seeds using priming techniques.   (242k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1999

To: 2001

Cost: £129,001
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Horticulture Research International
Keywords
Crop Improvement              
Farming              
Horticulture              
SeedTesting              
Fields of Study
Horticulture
Horticulture