To ensure preservation of unique traits, maintaining purity is essential in seeding Identity Preserved (IP) crops such as IP soybeans. Once certified seed is purchased, it’s up to the grower to keep it clean and separate from other seed sources. This means thoroughly cleaning everything from your seeder to the tractor cab and the cuffs of your jeans.
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In this video, Peter Szentimrey of Szentimrey Seeds Ltd in Branchton, Ontario provides tips for preventing contamination through planting and step-by-step instructions in preparing a planter for IP soybeans.
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