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I just bought 5 lb of nitro coated seeds (Outsidepride) and now hesitating to plant. Is the coating safe to the bees?
 

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The main purpose of the seed treatment is to add some rhizobium bacteria. Rhizobium bacteria form a symbiotic relationship with legume plants forming nodules on the roots. The bacteria will take atmospheric nitrogen, N2, and convert it to biologically available forms. This helps 'fertilize' the legumes with notrogen.

This is something you want on your seed.

Tom
 
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