The smaller, the better? The size effect of alginate beads carrying plant growth-promoting bacteria for seed coating.

@article{Berninger2016TheST,
  title={The smaller, the better? The size effect of alginate beads carrying plant growth-promoting bacteria for seed coating.},
  author={Teresa Berninger and Birgit Mitter and Claudia Preininger},
  journal={Journal of microencapsulation},
  year={2016},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={127-36}
}
A range of lab-scale methods for encapsulation of plant growth-promoting bacteria in alginate beads intended for seed coating was evaluated: contact-spotting, extrusion through syringe with/without vibration, ejection by robotic liquid handler, extrusion by centrifugal force and commercial devices (nanodispenser, aerodynamically assisted jetting… CONTINUE READING