Under the Microscope, Ep. 7: What Makes a Vigour Test Different?

Results of a germination test are a must-have before heading to the field in the spring, but what about a vigour test? When should you order one and why?

Holly Gelech, business development manager with Biovision Seed Labs, walks us through the major differences between the two tests, and how vigour tests may differ between labs.What’s more, in this episode of Under the Microscope, Gelech talks about how bin conditions at harvest and through the winter can impact seed vigour and germ, as well as some of the biggest threats to pulse seed selection for 2013.

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