Ohio State University Extension Bulletin

Seed Treatment for Agronomic Crops

Bulletin 639


This bulletin is a general overview of seed treatments for agronomic crops discussing seed quality, applying seed treatments, and labeling requirements of treated seed. Also briefly discussed are agronomic crop diseases managed by seed treatments and when to treat seed. For specific recommendations, refer to Bulletin 639A included in this booklet. 639A: Seed treatments are highly recommended for corn, soybeans, wheat, and alfalfa. This bulletin makes specific fungicide treatment recommendations for those crops and is frequently updated as new products are tested.

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All educational programs conducted by Ohio State University Extension are available to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, age, disability or Vietnam-era veteran status.

Keith L. Smith, Associate Vice President for Ag. Adm. and Director, OSU Extension.

TDD No. 800-589-8292 (Ohio only) or 614-292-6181



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