Application of a biological control agent, a chemical substance or a physical treatment of the seed, to protect it from pathogens or to stimulate the germination or plant growth.
Adapted from: Tronsmo, A.M., Collinge, D.B., Djurle, A., Munk, L., Yuen, J. and. Tronsmo, A. 2020 Plant pathology and plant diseases. CABI, Wallingford.
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