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XiteBio / 26.06.2015

Promoting a healthy soil environment has taken on greater importance as farmers seek to find new ways to maximize crop output. Maintaining a healthy and active microbial atmosphere is important considering the many ways microbes contribute to agriculture. Soil microbes have key roles in plant decomposition and nutrient recycling. Many microbes also directly impact plants by aiding growth or offering protection against pests or stresses. Improving the structure of the soil itself is also one of the benefits of a biologically healthy soil. Microbes help maintain strength and...

XiteBio / 12.06.2015

Crop inputs are generally thought of as a way to enhance the soil by adding something that is currently lacking. These can include fertilizers that add needed nutrients, or various pesticides to provide extra protection against a disease or pest. However, there are examples of where what is needed already exists, but just not available to the plant. One of the features of ag biological products is that some have the ability to access these otherwise unreachable benefits and make them available to the crop. Perhaps the most common...

XiteBio / 17.04.2015

XiteBio Technologies is committed to ensuring our customers have access to information necessary for proper application of our products to aid in assuring maximum returns from use of our premium seed inoculants. The Graham Seed Treating Systems are one of the most widely used pieces of treating equipment in Western Canada so in working with them we have made available Liquid Calibration Charts for XiteBio® PeasRhizo for use in pulse crops.  We have included a copy of these below and they are also available by contacting us directly. Placing a...

XiteBio / 10.04.2015

Attention to proper and adequate inoculation of your lentil & pea seed is essential to be able to maximize your yield and it has never been more important than this year with high potential returns, especially on lentils. Inadequate or improper application of inoculant can have a significant negative impact on your lentil & pea yield. Application issues such as bridging of granular inoculant in a hopper or improperly calibrated application equipment can be costly, but liquid inoculant can ease this problem! Application of a quality liquid inoculant as a...