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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...

XiteBio / 26.03.2015

Nitrogen is the nutrient most heavily used by legumes. It is important that the plants have a readily available supply if they are to reach their yield potential. Soils on their own will rarely have the nitrogen levels needed to meet crop demands, leaving growers with two options to ensure an adequate supply: fertilizer application or seed inoculation. Fertilizer application allows growers to supply the soil with the nitrogen levels needed for a productive crop. However, application methods can result in nitrogen lost to the environment through leaching or...