Trials

With a spectacular array of in-field trials on various food crops, we are confident you will be assured of the improvements possible for your own farm.

Please browse the trials documented here, and feel free to get in touch with any questions specific to your own crop’s nutritional needs.

Interactions between lucerne, rhizobia & mycorrhizas under different levels of N and P in the glasshouse and field

- Quang Ngoc Mai (Abstract of a Thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Degree of Master of Agricultural Science) Lincoln University - 2013


Mobilizer, Randomised trial on field grown beetroot

- Richard Smith ( RSF ) in conjunction with Hawkes Bay beetroot grower - 2014


Affects of Mobilizer on nutrient content of indoor capsicum production

- New Zealand Gourmet Paprika, Waiuku - 2015


Practical management of grape vine trunk diseases

- Mark Sosnowski (SARDI) & Dion Mundy (PFR) - July 2016


Using Iron in soil, hydroponics & aquaponics

- Donald Lester, Greenhouse Product News - March 2014


Carrot trial with Mobilizer in Pukekohe

- Roots Shoots & Fruits in conjunction with carrot grower - 2013


Biomin Copper Vs Copper Oxychloride for defoliation

- Roots Shoots & Fruits in conjunction with Hawkes Bay Nectarine grower - May 2014


Mobilizer - an evaluation of yield response in potatoes

- Peracto New Zealand Ltd, Report RS13168 for Roots Shoots & Fruits - April 2014

Field trial to determine if JH-Biotech nutritional products improve crop health, yield & quality

- Set Sue Ltd - 2014

Effect of garlic oil on tomato potato psyllid & 'zebra chip' in fried potato crisps

- Peter Wright, Graham Walker & Duncan Hedderley, Plant & Food Research

Use of mycorrhizae fungi in the establishment of regenerative plants

- John Bidois, MIT Research Project - December 2013


Effects of garlic oil on tomato potato psyllid

- P.J. Wright, G.P. Walker & D.I. Hedderley, New Zealand Plant Protection Society - 2013


Pear growth rates with Superzyme & Mycromax

- Roots Shoots & Fruits in conjunction with pear grower - 2013


Observations of Biomin Calcium compared to Calcium Chloride on apple fruit levels & nutrition

- Agcrop Ltd, in conjunction with Roots Shoots & Fruits - 2013 


Mycorrhizae Article

- Donald Lester, Maximum Yield USA, September 2019 


Biomin Copper defoliation trial, hawkes bay pears

- Shane Flynn in conjunction with Roots Shoots & Fruits - 2013


Spinich trial, mobilizer and phoscare compared with foscheck control

- Living Foods in conjunction with Roots Shoots & Fruits - May 2013


Controlling salt build up, Article

- Donald Lester, Maximum Yield USA - March 2011


Effect of mobilizer on bean growth 

- Roots Shoots & Fruits in conjunction with Hawkes Bay bean grower - 2013


Biomin Copper defoliation trial, Hastings New Zealand 

- Roots Shoots & Fruits in conjunction with Hastings peach grower - May 2002


Mobilizer trial, peas

- Roots Shoots & Fruits in conjunction with Hawkes Bay grower -2013


Humax results on soil and potato yield

- Set Sue in conjunction with Roots Shoots & Fruits - 2012


Mobilizer onion trial, pukekohe

- Roots Shoots & Fruits in conjunction with Pukekohe onion grower - 2013


PSA Potted plant field trial report, biological control agents, Superzyme

- Zespri & Kiwifruit Vine Health - 2012 & 2013

ANOVA results for Tumbarumba Wilkinson bacterial inflorescence rot

- Unknown - 2012


Phoscare testing report, PSA invitro trial 

- Kerry Everett & Joel Vanneste, Plant & Food Rsearch - Febuary 2011


Consider using citric acid, article 

- Donald Lester, Maximum Yield USA - April 2011


Chemical incompatibilities Article, why & how to avoid them 

- Donald Lester, Maximum Yield USA - August 2010


Understanding & using trichoderma fungi Article

- Donald Lester, Maximum Yield Australia, August 2010


Shopping for Humic Acids Article

- Donald Lester, Maximum Yield USA - July 2009


Efficacy of Biomin Calcium on Kiwifruit Quality Assessments and Storage Life

- DMS Orchards in conjunction with Roots Shoots & Fruits - July 2009 


Use of soil amendments when planting new vines

- Corbans Viticulture in conjunction with Roots Shoots & Fruits - September 2008 


Biological products in indoor gardens article

- Donald Lester, Maximum Yield Canada - June 2009


Efficacy of TRI-D25 and other biological products Vs Industry chemical norm as the control against Botrytis Cinerea on grape vines

- Roots Shoots & Fruits - March 2008


Biomin Calcium fertilisation for raspberry fruit characteristics and leaf elemental composition

- Justin Scurich,  presented to the faculty of the Agribusiness and the Earth and Soil Sciences Departments of California Polytechnic State University - 2008


Fulzyme plus, Report of Almond Trials 

- Sustainable Horticultural Services - 2007 & 2008


Chelated Micronutrients

- Donald Lester, Maximum Yield - September 2010


Fulzyme Plus, Microbial inoculants and Pythium aphanidermatum on cucumbers

- Zadco Summary Report - June 2006


CONVERSATIONS ON CHELATION AND MINERAL NUTRITION

-  Asma Johansson 


Calcium Uptake and Mobility: Effects on Kiwifruit Quality Using an Amino Acid Chelate

-  Asma Rouhana


EFFICACY OF BIOMIn CALCIUM ON KIWIFRUIT FRUIT ANALYSIS AND STORAGE LIFE COMPARED TO STANDARD PRACTISES

- Asma Rouhana, Zadco for Quality Gro PTY LTD - 2003 & 2004 


Benefits of mobilizer, sweetcorn trial 

- Roots Shoots & Fruits in conjunction with Hawkes Bay grower - 2005


CALCIUM TRIAL ON APPLES, HAWKES BAY NEW ZEALAND

- Richard Mills, Horticultural Management Consultant, Taylor Consultants (NZ) Ltd. - 2004 & 2005


Bunch Stem Necrosis -What is it and What can be done about it

- Roots Shoots & Fruits - 2003 - 2004 & 2004 - 2005


THE BENEFITS OF BALANCED NUTRITION ON REDUCING BUNCH STEM NECROSIS INCIDENCE IN WINEGRAPES

- Corporate Trial - 2004 & 2005 


The Effects of Biomin Calcium Applied Through Drip Irrigation on Strawberries

- Sage M Finch - January 2006 


From Vine to Wine 

- Asma Rouhana - 2003


POTASSIUM in kiwifruit, HOW IMPORTANT IS IT TO YOUR VINES

- Asma Rouhana 


K-Forte Trial Summary

Eastern Institute of Technology - 2004 


Balanced nutrition k-forte, Increasing Dry Matter & Keeping Quality for your Bottom Line Dollars

- Kiwi News & Roots Shoots & Fruits - July 2000


Glycine Technology, The answer to Zinc and Boron applications

- Asma Rouhana 


DOES NUTRITION HAVE AN EFFECT ON DISEASE MANAGEMENT

- Asma Rouhana 


EFFECTS OF IRON ON POTATO GROWTH 

- Y.L Pan & D.W Wang,  Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forest Science


Why is Post Harvest Nutrition so Important

- Asma Rouhana


Do people really know how Trichoderma species work

- Asma Rouhana


Mycorrhizae, The Ultimate Crop Companion

- Zadco for Quality Gro 


CALCIUM TRIAL ON CAPSICUMS IN AYR COMPARING DIFFERENT CALCIUM TREATMENTS FOR FRUIT YIELD AND LEaF CALCIUM LEVELS

- Asma Rouhana, Zadco for Quality Gro 


The benefits of fulvic acid, Mobilizer 

- JHB, (Sladky, 1959).