1r Seed Treatment

1r Seed Treatment is the same product as X-Cell Seed Treatment. The product has undergone a name change.

What is 1r Seed Treatment?

1r Seed Treatment is a carbon based acid derived from naturally occurring materials and contains humic, fulvic, and ulmic acids. Reported benefits of these acids include improved nutrient extraction by plants, better root development, and reduced stress. 

Has 1r Seed Treatment been tested?

Blue River Hybrids tests compared uncoated seed corn with seed corn coated with 1r Seed Treatment. In cold tests, seed coated with 1r Seed Treatment had a greater percentage of germination.

Has 1r Seed Treatment been approved for use on organic crops?

1r Seed Treatment has been reviewed and approved by the following entities:

  • OCIA, certifier for Blue River Hybrids-compliant with NOP organic rules
  • Washington State Department of Ag - compliant with NOP organic rules
  • Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) – compliant with NOP rules

NOTE: 1r Seed Treatment is not compliant with JAS rules and should not be used on seed planted on land intended for future crops needing JAS certification. As with any product, we urge you to check with your certifier before using 1r Seed Treatment. KEEP TAGS from bags of seed coated with 1r Seed Treatment. The tags contain product information your certifier may require.