inoculant

noun
in·oc·u·lant | \i-ˈnä-kyə-lənt \

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To use an inoculant, roll wet seeds in the powder immediately before planting. The Editors Of Organic Life, Good Housekeeping, "Growing Peas Has Never Been Easier Than This," 31 Mar. 2017 Topics discussed are potting containers and soil, seeds as newborns, newborn seedlings' microbiome, microbial seed inoculants and amending your seed starting soil with mineral nutrients and biology. Courant Community, "Community News For The Valley Edition," 26 Dec. 2017 Inoculants of these bacteria are available commercially and may be used to coat the seeds before planting to make sure the bacteria are present; however, this generally is not necessary. Dan Gill, NOLA.com, "How to make your vegetable garden productive in the heat of summer? Plant Southern peas," 8 July 2017

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1898, in the meaning defined above

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inoculant

noun
in·oc·u·lant | \in-ˈäk-yə-lənt \

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