Armstrong Research and Demonstration Farm
Organic seed treatments have been limited in organic production. Agricoat NaturalII™ is reported to be “an organic liquid biological seed treatment applied as a seed film coating and formulated with beneficial microbes, macro and micro nutrients, amino acids, organic acids, enzymes, proteins, vitamins, and minerals.” It is applied to “promote root growth and protect seedlings against early season soil-borne pathogens, improving germination,stand establishment, and uniformity.”
Iowa State University
Delate, Kathleen; McKern, Andrea; and Burcham, Robert, "Organic Corn Seed Coat Treatments" (2007). Iowa State Research Farm Progress Reports. 833.