|Ball Controlled Growth™ (BCG)
||Seed is treated with A-Rest
||Reduces stretching in early plug stage.
||Seed is raw
||Allows seed to flow easier through seeders.
|Coated - Slick Seed (CT)
||Certain crops have a slick coating for better flow ability.
||In marigolds, the "tail" of the seed is removed
||Allows for mechanical sowing and coating of marigold seed.
||Seed germinates under a wider range of temperatures with better uniformity.
|Genesis II (GSII)
||Improved priming for pansy seed
||Growers can double sow directly into finished containers. Allows plug growers to germinate under higher temperatures.
||Eliminates the need to run trays through the seeder multiple times.
||Improved germination and uniformity.
||Seed is certified organic and not treated with any chemicals.
||A heavier coat for small seed items; improves visibility and easier pick up with seeders.
|Ball Vigor Index (BVI)
||Determines vigor and uniformity on selected crops.
|Vegetable Seed (SD)
||As of September 1, 2008, all vegetable seed will either be Organic or non-treated seed. Currently, there are only six vegetable items that are treated with Thiram.