Seed Treatment: Cold Plasma
ByYuan-Hua Dong, Jian-Gang Li, Ling Li
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Cold plasma technology has been used in food, medicine, and surface modification as an eco-agricultural, fast, economic, and pollution-free method. Cold plasma treatment was also employed in agriculture. Seed treatment is a method of exposing the seed to plasma discharge under optimal conditions and at ambient temperature by which the vitality of seeds can be activated without causing gene mutations. It could increase seed germination, seedling growth, and crop yield.