Tag: Biovision Seed Lab

Under the Microscope: Identifying Chemical Damage, the Loose Smut Test & 2013 Crop Germ Rates

Can you spot a chemically damaged wheat seedling from a healthy one? Unlike some other damage or infection, chemically damaged cereal seedlings don’t always look that bad off in the very early stages. In fact, seedlings can even put out a mostly healthy shoot, but upon further investigation the trained eye will notice that the… Read more »