In such embodiments, any suitable radiofrequency field having any suitable frequency is used to generate the plasma. As used herein, the terms "comprising", "including", "having" and grammatical variants thereof are to be taken as specifying the stated features, integers, steps or components but do not preclude the addition of one or more additional features, integers, steps, components or groups thereof. In some embodiments, the method further comprises: subsequent to the exposure to plasma, contacting the seed with water. Jiafeng et al. The natural germination rate of S. The seeds treated for 30 seconds and longer are found to have substantially the same properties as the seeds treated for 15 seconds as described above.
In agriculture and horticulture, seed treatment or seed dressing is a chemical, typically antimicrobial or fungicidal, with which seeds are treated (or "dressed"). The Seed Treatment Stewardship Guide is intended solely as an educational tool Ensure no treated seed enters the commodity grain channels.
The issue of disposal of treated seed hit the headlines recently when a must be taken to not contaminate grain going into the food or feed market. treated seed in the export market, meaning that a single seed could result.
In some embodiments, the plasma comprises a cold radiofrequency plasma. For example, in some embodiments, the seed is a wheat Triticum spp.
In some embodiments, the plasma to which the seed is exposed is cold plasma, for example inductively coupled plasma, for example generated using a radiofrequency current, that is to say, the plasma is a cold radiofrequency glow discharge plasma also called herein, radiofrequency plasma, using a radiofrequency glow discharge plasma source.
Sarcopoterium spinosum. In some embodiments, the seed is exposed to the plasma in a chamber including an atmosphere from which the plasma is generated.
The treated seeds were found to be hydrophilic. The seed is exposed to a plasma for any suitable duration.
The Guide does not define or create legal rights or obligations, and the Canadian Seed Trade Association. Agronomic Crops and Seed Treatment Workbook. – Ohio Definition of Seed Treatment.
Coloration of seed or grain definitions. For further information on Bayer's Seed Treatment products or to enquire This means that the product is lost just how much is on the entire volume of grain.
According to an aspect of some embodiments of the teachings herein, there is provided a method of treating plant seeds, comprising:.
The teachings herein may be implemented using any suitable plasma-generating device as described above suitable for exposing plant seeds to plasma under suitable conditions as described herein.
Interactive effects of gibberellic acid GA 3 and salt stress on growth, ion accumulation and photosynthetic capacity of two spring wheat Triticum aestivum L.
To study the effect of the treatment in accordance with the teachings herein on germination, 48 seeds each of untreated lentils, treated lentils, untreated beans, treated beans, untreated wheat seeds and treated wheat seeds were maintained in moistened cotton batting at ambient conditions, each seed in an own cell in a germination tray. In some embodiments, the plant seeds are used without such treatment to neutralize pathogens. Ref country code : DE.
In some embodiments, the device is configured for continuous operation, that is to say, the device is configured, when activated, to substantially constantly generate plasma, to continuously feed untreated seeds to be exposed to the plasma, and to continuously extract seeds already treated by exposure to the plasma in accordance with the teachings herein.