Some articles on seed, seeds, treated, treated seed:
... In agriculture and horticulture, a seed treatment or seed dressing is a chemical, typically antimicrobial or fungidal, with which seeds are treated (or "dressed") prior to planting ... Seed treatments can be an environmentally more friendly way of using pesticides as the amounts used can be very small ... It is usual to add colour to make treated seed less attractive to birds if spilt and easier to see and clean up in the case of an accidental spillage ...
Famous quotes containing the words seed and/or treated:
“He who eats the fruit should at least plant the seed; ay, if possible, a better seed than that whose fruit he has enjoyed.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“If youre treated a certain way you become a certain kind of person. If certain things are described to you as being real theyre real for you whether theyre real or not.”
—James Baldwin (19241987)