Seed coating with environmentally acceptable polymers as an alternative to fungicide treatment of corn and soybeans

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1993
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McGee, Denis
Burris, Joseph
Lach, John
Grover, Paramjeet
Bilous, Roman
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In the United States alone, more than fifty-five million acres of crop land are planted annually with corn seed that has been treated with Captan® (Mercaptan, a powder fungicide). This means that more that 1,230,000 pounds of Captan® are applied to the soil each year.

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Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Biocontrol and integrated crop management, Market research and feasibility studies
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