Research notes – salad crops

Seed Priming – Henry Doubleday Research Association (HDRA)

The HDRA tested the effect of priming a range of salad crop seeds for 12 hours with Maxicrop Seaweed Extract at a 1:1000 dilution.

This resulted in…
Faster emergence of plant cotyledons

An increased seedling growth rate.

Emergence and Seedling Survival – University of Bristol

In the presence of Rhizoctonia solani, beneficial microbes helped reduce the effects of the disease on lettuce emergence and seedling survival.



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