International Sugar Journal

Seed coating supports germination and seedling growth under water stress conditions [Full subscriber]

Researchers at MIT have come up with a promising process for protecting seeds from the stress of water shortage during their crucial germination phase, and even providing the plants with extra nutrition at the same time.

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Rhizobacteria-laden silk coated legume seeds will support production in marginal lands [Full subscriber]

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have shown that providing seeds with a protective coating that also supplies essential nutrients to the germinating plant could make it possible to grow crops in marginal lands.

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