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January 22, 2016
And the Essential Role that BSN Seed Primer Plays

What’s in this Insight

This Insight explains in detail exactly how seed phosphorus is constructed, and outlines both the essential role and beneficial outcomes that can emerge with the use of BSN Seed Primer in a range of cereal crops.

What is Seed Phosphorus ?

Phytic acid or inositol hexaphosphate (C6H18024P6, molecular weight 660) is the main storage form of phosphorus in crop seeds. The product forms from the reaction of inorganic phosphate with a cyclic sugar called inositol (C6H1206), during grain fill.

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