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Crops » Various » MF3471

MF3471 Soy-Protein: An Environment-Friendly Seed Lubricant for Pneumatic Row Crop Planters
Badua, Sylvester
Sharda, Ajay
et al.

view publication $2.20
Seed lubricants have been used for many years to keep seeds from clumping together during planting. The most common seed lubricant is a combination of graphite and talc, but it causes hazardous dust. Recent research indicates that soy protein is an effective, economical, and environmentally friendly seed lubricant. This fact sheet provides information to help producers make wise choices about seed lubricants. 4 pages, color.
Creation Date: Dec 2019