Authors explain reasons for treating seeds and describe appropriate uses against pathogens and soil insects (the major seed pests). Topics include seed pest management: cultural, physical, biological, and chemical fungicides and insecticides; labels, safety, and environmental precautions; application principles (methods and commercial uses); special laws pertaining to labeling and coloring treated seed, use of leftover seed. Used in pesticide training for Washington State Department of Agriculture Seed Treatment licensing exam.
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