Germains Seed Technology offers a number of different seed treatments for carrots. Whether you are an organic or conventional grower, there are a number of seed treatment options you may combine based on your cultivation practices, field conditions, and disease pressures. The following is a short summary of the seed technology options that are available for your carrot crop.
Summary of Seed Treatments for Carrots
Emergis® – conventional & organic
Seed priming improves the speed of emergence, uniformity, promotes early crop development and increased final population.
Seed Coatings and Pelleting
ProPellet® – conventional & organic
High quality light weight seed pellet commonly used with agrochemical filmcoating.
Encrustment – conventional & organic
Minimal buildup of pelleting materials that help increase the seed’s weight and size. Seed encrustments help improve singulation during automated planting.
Seed filmcoating is the precision application of agrochemicals such as color dyes, fungicides, insecticides and other beneficial microorganisms to raw seeds or seed pellets. Filmcoat applications of agrochemicals are designed to apply the chemicals at the approved label rate as required by the California Department of Pesticides. We offer the following filmcoating options for carrots:
- Thiram – Thiram will usually increase stands and yields by reducing losses from seed decay, damping-off and seedling blights caused by many seedborne and soilborne organisms.
- FarMore® F300 – utilizes the active ingredients in Apron XL® fungicide, Maxim® 4FS fungicide and Dynasty® fungicide, to deliver protection for a variety of small-seeded vegetable crops against a broad spectrum of seed and seedling diseases, such as Pythium, Fusarium, Rhizoctonia, Helminthosporium, Alternaria, Aspergillus, Penicillium, seed borne Sclerotinia and general damping-off and seedling blight.
- Actinovate® – bio fungicide used to protect crops against; Pythium, Rhizoctonia, Phytopthora, Fusarium, Sclerotinia and other root-decay fungi.
- T-22® – provides protection against plant root pathogens such as; Pythium, Rhizoctonia, Fusarium, Cylindrocladium and Thielaviopsis.
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Filmcoat – upgrade
Filmcoat elite – conventional
Filmcoat elite is a new upgraded conventional filmcoat scientifically formulated for carrots. Filmcoat elite improves plant nutrient uptake, supports early plant development that aids in increasing root size, improve uniformity, and yield potential.
Contact Us for More Information about Our Seed Treatments for Carrots
Germains Seed Technology North America division works with over 250 seed suppliers across the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Contact us or your preferred seed distributor for more information and to request a trial!