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RHIZO • Powder

AGTIV® ON SEED™ — RHIZO • Powder for PULSES is a peat based inoculant designed to be used with seed treating equipment. Developed with PTB160 technology, the product contains the bacteria Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar viciae.

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  • Size: 4.7 kg (10.3 lb)
  • Inert ingredient: Peat

Directions for use

Used with seed treating equipment

One 4.7 kg pail of AGTIV® ON SEED™ — RHIZO • Powder for PULSES can treat up to 16 ha (40 acres) of pea and faba bean seeds and 24 ha (60 acres) of lentil seeds.

  1. Ensure the seed treating equipment has been properly calibrated and that applicator’s tank is clean.
  2. Pour the required quantity of water in the applicator’s tank.
  3. Pour the content of one pail of AGTIV® ON SEED™ — RHIZO • Powder for PULSES and mix well.
  4. Maintain the slurry under agitation during the application.
  5. Do not leave product in the tank for more than 4 hours.


  • The product may “bulk up” seeds. It is recommended to calibrate the seeder to ensure correct seeding rate is attained.
  • Pesticide use: refer to the complete list of compatible pesticides.


Active ingredients

Rhizobial inoculum: Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar viciae
1.6 x 109 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.

Inoculated seeds storage

  • Seeds must be kept away from direct sunlight and must not be frozen.


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