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CHICKPEA • Powder

AGTIV® CHICKPEA • Powder is a peat based dual inoculant ideal for mixing with chickpea seeds at planting time. It contains the endomycorrhizal fungi Glomus intraradices, developed with PTB297 technology, and the bacteria Mesorhizobium ciceri.

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Description

  • Size: 4.7 kg (10.3 lb)
  • Inert ingredient: Peat
  • Particle Size: < 1 mm (18 mesh)
  • Bulk Density: 400 g/L (1 lb/US dry qt)

Directions for use

Dry application

One 4.7 kg pail of AGTIV® CHICKPEA • Powder covers 16 ha (40 acres) of seeds. 

Mix AGTIV® CHICKPEA • Powder evenly with seeds when filling seeder using grain auger or directly in the hopper or other container. 

Recommendations

  • For optimum results, it is recommended to seed within the 4 hours following coating with AGTIV® CHICKPEA • Powder.
  • AGTIV® CHICKPEA • Powder may “bulk up” seeds. It is recommended to calibrate the seeder to ensure correct
    seeding rate is attained.
  • Do not mix AGTIV® CHICKPEA • Powder and fungicide seed treatments in the same tank. Apply to seed sequentially or once treatment is dry.
  • Do not mix AGTIV® CHICKPEA • Powder with granular fertilizers.

Pesticide use: refer to the complete list of compatible pesticides.

Slurry application

One 4.7 kg pail of AGTIV® CHICKPEA • Powder covers 16 ha (40 acres) of seeds. 

Pour one pail of 4.7 kg of AGTIV® CHICKPEA • Powder in a clean container. Add gradually 8 - 10 litres (2 - 2.6 US gallons) of clean, non-chlorinated water and stir well. Add more water if the slurry is too thick. Pour onto the seeds and mix thoroughly to ensure even coating.

Recommendations

  • For optimum results, it is recommended to seed within the 4 hours following coating with AGTIV® CHICKPEA • Powder.
  • AGTIV® CHICKPEA • Powder may “bulk up” seeds. It is recommended to calibrate the seeder to ensure correct 
    seeding rate is attained.
  • Do not mix AGTIV® CHICKPEA • Powder and fungicide seed treatments in the same tank. Apply to seed sequentially or once treatment is dry.
  • Do not mix AGTIV® CHICKPEA • Powder with granular fertilizers.

Pesticide use: refer to the complete list of compatible pesticides.

Specifications

Active ingredients

Endomycorrhizal inoculum: Glomus intraradices
2 750 viable spores per gram

Rhizobial inoculum: Mesorhizobium ciceri
7.0 x 108 viable cells per gram

Storage and handling

  • Store in a cool, dry place, out of direct sunlight.
  • Do not freeze or expose to temperatures above 25°C (77°F).
  • Avoid severe temperature variation.
  • Open package only when ready to use.
  • Respect the best before date on the label.

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