When pelleting seeds, each individual seed is covered with special powders. This coverage aims to produce an even round pellet. All seeds now have a uniform volume and shape which enables easy planting and precise sowing. This results in a more even and efficient vegetation.
In Atlas and Agathos we offer different types of pellets, all of which add their own specific benefits to the intended crops.
Our pelleting products are:
This light pill is meant for certain crops in nurseries and in horticulture, for example; carrot, tomato and leek. The pellets are sorted on volume with a maximal deviation 0,5 millimetre. When used, the pill crumbles, providing the seeds the optimum environment to grow.
A traditional pellet, made out of clay, splits into two when used. This pellet is suitable for nurseries and horticulture. Used for crops like endive and lettuce. ‘EasyPil’ is available in different sizes. Most common size is 3.0 to 3.5 millimetres. To add colours to the pellets, our ‘EasyPol’ polymers can be added to ‘EasyPil’.
To minimize volume and weight, ‘EasyMini’ has been developed with the specific goal to minmize the volume and weight of seed pallets. ‘EasyMini’ is a small weighted pellet suitable for lettuce and endive crops e.g..
This pelleting method gives the seeds a protective coating. The seeds are not calibrated on size. ‘EasyCoat’ pelleting is suitable for field crops. The most important feature of this pellet is providing good processability and adding a protective and / or nourishing coating to the seeds.
A melting pellet. This small white pill dissolves quickly when touching water. ‘EasyMelt’ is meant for light sensitive products like flowery seed, celeriac and tobacco. ‘EasyMelt’ results in good processability and creating a favourable growing environment for the seeds