Beans ready for harvest© Tim Scrivener
Pulse growers are advised to use a pod sealant product on combining pea and field bean crops ahead of harvest to prevent costly yield losses. Pod sealants work by coating pods with a thin film of polymer, holding brittle pods together to prevent shatter, ensuring more seed makes it into the combine during harvesting. Processors and Growers Research Organisation (PGRO) trials have shown consistent yield increases when using the pod sealant, Pod-Stik. Other example pod sealant products include Iskay and […]