EPPO Global Database


Overview for a non-taxonomic code
Code created in: 2020-07-06

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: 3COATM
  • Preferred name: coating


Application of a product by covering the treated object with one or more layers, e.g. seeds for sowing, tubers or bulbs prior to planting to improve handling, pest protection, germination enhancement or plant establishment. This includes dressing, encrusting and pelleting of seeds.