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Surge in seed treatments, crop protection

Surge in seed treatments, crop protection

Very soon, 100 percent of corn and soybean seed will be sold with seed treatments. While corn already is at 100 percent, soybeans are expected to reach that level soon as companies perfect just-in-time seed treating for beans.

The world’s growing population needs wheat, and major seed companies have beefed up their wheat seed and trait programs in wheat to meet the challenge.

Companies like Bayer CropScience have increased investments in wheat breeding and trait discovery. Building on the huge success they have experienced with corn and soybean traited seed, these companies no doubt hope to achieve the same with wheat seed.

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