Prosun™ precise is a seed coating for sunflowers that provides added weight and a smooth, slick finish that enables sunflower seed to flow smoothly through planters. Designed for precision air planters, Prosun™ precise seed coating helps growers achieve accurate field populations. Prosun™ precise pellets may be applied to raw or treated seeds. Seed distributors may provide crop protection chemicals for application as a filmcoat during the coating process.
Seed Coating for Sunflowers | Product benefits:
- Adds weight to seed for improved placement in the field
- Reduces dust off
- Maximizes flow ability through planters
- Uniform coating and seed sizing
- Precision application of agrochemicals
*Not recommended for air seeders or finger planters
Germination and Emergence Trial Result
No significant differences in germination or emergence observed. Data represents 4 trials combined: NDSU REC’s Carrington & Minot 2017, 2018. Four varieties/seed fields tested in each trial. Sizes within a seed lot originated from the same seed field. Seeds were counted equally between treatments and planted with a cone planter.
Skips and Multiples Trial Results
Number per 100 feet of Row. Data represents 3 trials combined. NDSU REC’s Carrington 2017, 2018, Minot 2018. Two varieties tested in each trial. Sizes within a variety from same seed field.
Sunflower Yield Improvement
No differences in oil content, moisture or test weight observed.Data represents two varieties tested at each of the three trials. 2017-2018 NDSU Research Extension Center (REC), Carrington, ND, 2018 NDSU REC, Minot ND. All sizes from the same seed field. Revenue calculated using an average NuSun selling price of $16.67, Enderlin, ND (Source: NSA Daily Market News).
Added Crop Protection | Pretreated Seed Application
Prosun™ precise pellets may be applied to raw or treated seeds. Seed distributors may provide crop protection chemicals for application as a filmcoat during the coating process. Please speak with your seed distributor about crop protection products they may have available.