CEREALS, FLAX AND DRY BEANS
Directly in the hopper of the auger, in the seeder tank or other container, mix this product evenly with seeds. The application rate is 200 ml of product/hectare (⅓ cup/acre). One 800 g pail of product covers up to 8 ha (20 acres).
Mix this product evenly with seeds at a rate of 400 ml of product/hectare (⅔ cup/acre). One 800 g pail of product covers up to 4 ha (10 acres).
At planting time, mix this product evenly with seeds according to the quantities shown in Table 1.
Table 1 - Quantity of AGTIV® to use per 1000 seeds
|Type of seed||g||oz||ml|
This product may “bulk up” seeds. It is important to calibrate the seeder to ensure correct seeding rate is attained.
When planting, avoid using this product with wet equipment. Allow the equipment to dry and make sure that all the mechanisms and the piping of the seeder are dry. It is also possible to use a neutral absorbent to absorb excess water.
For optimum results, it is recommended to seed within 8 hours following coating with this product. Ensure proper seed-soil contact to minimize any desiccation of the mycorrhizal inoculant.
Mix the quantity of product shown in Table 2 into the growing media. For a better homogeneity, it is possible to premix the recommended quantity of product to a part of the growing media or one of the dry ingredients used in its composition. Mix well until homogeneity before filling the trays.
Table 2 - Quantity of AGTIV® to use per volume of growing media
|Cell or container
|Qty of product to
add/m3 of media
|Qty of product to
add/y3 of media
|14 ml and less||263 g (2 1/3 cups)||198 g (1 3/4 cup)|
|14-40 ml||132 g (1 1/6 cup)||99 g (7/8 cup)|
|40-200 ml||75 g (2/3 cup)||60 g (1/2 cup)|
|200-500 ml||50 g (1/2 cup)||38 g (1/3 cup)|
|500 ml and more||26 g (1/4 cup)||20 g (1/6 cup)|
1 cup equals 240 ml (96 g) of product.
VEGETABLE TRANSPLANTS OR BARE-ROOT BERRIES
Just before planting, coat the root plugs or the bare roots with the product. A 800 g pail of product can treat up to 117 000 transplants or 21 300 bare roots (according to plant size).
Just before planting, coat the bottom of the crown with the product. The recommended quantity is 80 ml (38 g) for 1 000 crowns.
MYCORRHIZAE – PTB297 Technology
Rhizophagus irregularis (formerly known as Glomus intraradices)
8 000 viable spores/g
The following plant families cannot be colonized by the mycorrhizal fungi contained in AGTIV®: Amaranthaceae (amaranths), Brassicaceae (canola, mustard, kales), Caryophyllaceae (carnations), Chenopodiaceae (spinach, beets), Ericaceae (rhododendrons), Orchidaceae (orchids), Polygonaceae (buckwheat).