Trevor Nysetvold from BioVision Seed Lab, talks about some of the early seed quality results from the fall 2009 harvest. Obviously harvest is dragging on for many producers but Trevor says that the early results are interesting. Trevor talks about germination and fusarium results so far.
Trevor recommends sampling procedures for farmers to get the most accurate test results. a test is only as good as the sample that is received so getting a proper representative sample is required.
Trevor also talks about the difference between germination and vigor testing.
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