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XiteBio / 05.06.2020

When looking at crop inoculants and biologicals, you may have seen the mention of PGPR, or products that mention their use of PGPR to enhance plant growth. So what does PGPR mean? How does this affect your soil? How can this benefit your crops? PGPR stands for Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria, and refers to bacteria that live in the rhizosphere of a plant whose activity has a beneficial effect on the growth or health of that plant. The term rhizobacteria refers to bacteria that colonise plant roots or live...

XiteBio / 29.05.2020

When it comes to inoculants, not all are created equal, and there is no end to the variation you can find between products. One of the key differences between different brands and products is the colony forming unit (CFU)/ml or g, or more plainly, the actual number of bacteria within the product. An inoculant that boasts a higher CFU/ml will have more bacterial colonies in it, and therefore provide more bacteria to your soil. So the question comes to mind: is more always better? The simple answer is no. More...

XiteBio / 24.01.2019

Thriving Through Innovation Newsletter Fall/Winter 2018 CEO's Message This is the time of year when we reflect on the previous growing season, and make our plans for the future. Be it the weather or the market, 2018 had its share of challenges for many of our farmer, retailer and distributor customers. We are in an industry where so much can be determined by factors beyond our control, however, finding sources of reliability is invaluable. At XiteBio, we are continually working to develop products and technologies that consistently perform under a variety of...

XiteBio / 20.12.2017

Starter Liquid Fertilizer (eg., 10-34-0, G22) + SoyRhizo®→ Convenient In-Furrow Use Is your inoculant slowing you down? If you find yourself unable to use your preferred seed treatment or go in-furrow with liquid starter fertilizer, it may be time to consider switching inoculants. Some inoculants do not offer many options when it comes to compatibility with seed treatments and liquid fertilizers. This can limit your options in the field when it comes to planning your inputs, not to mention costing you valuable time during a busy planting season. XiteBio® SoyRhizo®...