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Red color pearl pigment has strong wine red luster, high hiding power and pearl luster!

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Seed coating technology is a plant protection technology widely popularized in China in the 1990s, and pearlescent powder is more and more widely used in seed colouring technology. It has the characteristics of comprehensive control, low toxicity and high efficiency, saving seed and drug, protecting environment, and high input-output ratio, which is welcomed by the people.

Product introduction

Red pearl pigment is a fine particle size matte mica with concentrated coating of Red . It is comprised of heavily pigmented small particle pearls, perfect for a dramatic effect.The product has very low heavy metal properties and delivers a smooth coverage profile that is ideal across various applications.There are so many kinds red pearl pigments, you can choose one you like.


Definition of Seed Treatment

In agriculture and horticulture, seed treatment or seed dressing is a chemical, typically antimicrobial or fungicidal, with which seeds are treated (or "dressed") prior to planting. Less frequently, insecticides are added. Seed treatments can be an environmentally more friendly way of using pesticides as the amounts used can be very small. It comprises priming, coating, pelleting, phytosanitary treatment, and microbial inoculation.

The Process of Seed Treatment

The text above mentioned that there are three ways of seed treatment, but pearl pigment powder is mainly used in the second way seed coating.

Seed coating: A special adhesive is used with a formula of pearlescent pigment to enhance seed adhesion.Coatings need advanced processing technology, by the industry's praise.

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The first thing to prepare is the slurry of mixed with pearl pigment powder, seeds, water and pelleting powder.The production process is as follows:

Step1: Put seeds and start to run the coater

Step2: Spray a little water

Step3: Add pelleting powder by slowly

Step4: Inject the slurry mixed with effect pigment powder

Step5: Increase speed of rotary disk

Step6: Do step3 and step4 above 10-15min

Step7: Add finishing powder and check coating seed size

Advantages of Seed Treatment

1. Seeds treated with pearl pigment can inhibit, control, or repel plant pathogens, insects, or other pests that attack seeds, seedlings, or plants.

2.Seed treated with effect pigment is aim to reduce inoculum levels and disease development from seedborne fungi that are present on or within seeds, without affecting the viability and emergence capacity of seed.

3.It is usual to add colour pearlescent pigment to make treated seed less attractive to birds if spilt and easier to see and clean up in the case of an accidental spillage.

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