Analysis: Sensitivity to Heat

Laboratory Analysis TEMPERATURE 1A, 1B, 2A, and 2B When we perform laboratory analyses of seeds, we rate them by various designations. The sample and germination designations are as follows: 1A and its corresponding % germ indicates the raw seed germination percentage...

Why Prime Seeds?

by H.J. Hill, Seed Physiologist, Seed Dynamics, Inc. Of all the commercially planted vegetable seeds, lettuce is the most often primed. The purpose of this article is to explain the planting problem that necessitates priming. This seed problem has haunted the lettuce...

Recent Developments in Seed Technology

Seed enhancement technologies have expanded over the last 10 years due to the vegetable industry’s demands for strong and uniform stand establishment. Precision seeding reduces seed costs per acre and seed enhancement increases production flexibility and harvest...