TYPE: Fungicide with insecticidal properties
DESCRIPTION: Rootgard is a natural microbiological product produced by a unique fermentation process. It contains a group of beneficial microorganisms and selected enzyme complexes specifically designed to promote plant growth. These microorganisms include billions of aerobic and anaerobic bacteria and fungi that are able to:
• Produce growth-promoting substances.
• Produce enzymes to solubilize phosphorous.
• Decompose organic matter.
• Fix nitrogen from the air.
COMPOSITION: Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus megaterium, Bacillus circulans, Bacillus thuringensis, Aspergillus oryzae, Chaetomium globosums, Pseudomonas flourescens, Pseudomonas putida, Azotobacter spp., Escherichia spp., Trichoderma harzianum, Trichoderma koningii, Trichoderma hamatum.
MODE OF ACTION: Action is through enzymes complexes interaction both aerobically and anaerobic in the soil.
PEST RANGE: Fusarium wilt, Pythium, Rhizoctonia, Sclerotium
CROP RANGE: Tomatoes, potatoes, carnations, roses, beans, peas, Runner beans, snow peas.
RATE OF USE: Drenching Nurseries: 10g/m2. Fields: 1-2 kg/ha. At 2-3weeks interval
EFFECT ON BEES: Rootgard is host specific thus safe to bees.
WAITING PERIOD(PHI): Zero-day.