Mycorrhizae – The Ultimate Crop Companion

Written by Asma Johansson What Are Mycorrhizae? Mycorrhizae are symbiotic associations that form between the roots of most plant species and fungi. The term Mycorrhiza …

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Understanding and Using Trichoderma Fungi

  Written by Donald Lester   There are many species of fungi, bacteria, viruses and protozoa commercially available for the biological control of insects, diseases …

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Nutrition on Disease Suppression in Plants

  Nutrition has always has been a primary component of disease control and management. Whilst mineral fertilisation is widely understood, the importance of soil organisms in …

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Conditioning Sterilised Soil with Beneficial Bacterial and Fungi

  Written by Donald Lester Nurseries and greenhouses often recycle their soil by sterilising it or composting it. And while sterilised soils might be convenient …

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Copper: Helpful or Harmful for Plant Health?

  Written by Donald Lester You might already know that copper is one of the essential micronutrients that plants need for growth, but did you …

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Potassium for Ripening, Colour, Sweetness and Full Flavoured Fruit

Have you ever eaten fruit that just has NO flavour and is so tasteless that it leaves you disappointed? At the ripening stage, plants utilise …

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Bacillus subtilis: Beneficial bacteria for plants and how they can protect your crops… and much more!

  Isn’t it ironic that when we are at our sickest, in the hospital bed, we often rely on mother nature’s simplest medicines for survival? …

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Seaweed Alternative: Fulvic Acid Reduces Heat and Drought Stress of Plants by aiding Water Retention

Fulvic Acid strikes again! Last month we introduced the miracle molecule, Fulvic Acid, that acts as a carrier to supply plants with more minerals from …

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Fulvic Acid Increases Nutrient Density in Fruit and Vegetables, Reduces Reliance on Fungicides and Pesticides

WHAT IS FULVIC ACID? Medical science tells us that everybody requires at least 90 known nutrients to maintain health. This includes 17 vitamins, 59 minerals, …

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Calcium for apples

Calcium for the Commercial Grower

The Importance of Calcium Grower’s have long realised the importance of Calcium availability at relevant growth stages, to achieve the crop’s maximum potential by increasing …

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Calcium Deficiency for the Home Gardener

We are used to hearing about calcium’s importance for the human body. We know we need to have plenty in our diet (naturally occurring of …

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Mycorrhizal Fungi Boosts Plant Growth

The Rise of Mycorrhizal Fungi Micro-organisms (including Mycorrhizal Fungi) are the invisible superheroes of our living planet. Research has shown there are a larger diversity …

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