Trichoderma Harzianum Benefits

Trichoderma Harzianum Benefits

Trichoderma Harzianum

Trichoderma harzianum are microscopic fungi found in all soils. They are particularly useful microorganisms and are added to soils in the form of biofertilizers. There are a number of Trichoderma harzianumdifferent Trichoderma species, including Trichoderma Harzianum.

Using biofertilizers enhances soils and increases their productivity. Biofertilizers are especially useful in overworked, over fertilized, or worn out soils.


Trichoderma are known to provide plants with a number of benefits, including:

  • Biocontrol
  • Directly improves root growth
  • Improves plant development
  • Increases plant tolerance against abiotic stresses such as:
    1. Drought
    2. High Salinity
    3. Soils with low fertility
  • Improves overall crop production

There are a number of reasons for these benefits. Trichoderma harzianum is known to colonize the roots of plants and provide plant growth promotion. In fact,

“some strains establish robust and long lasting colonization of root surfaces penetrating into the epidermis. This colonization by T. harzianum frequently enhances root growth development, crop productivity and resistance to abiotic stresses through enhancement of mineral absorption.”Margaret W. Mwangi ; Ethel O. Monda; Sheila A. Okoth; Joyce M. Jefwa

It’s no wonder that commercial preparations of Trichoderma harzianum are becoming more popular. In fact, market research shows that the biofertilizer and agricultural microbials business is exploding.

Commercial Products Containing Trichoderma

There are a number of commercial products containing Trichoderma. Custom Biologicals manufactures Custom GP, a biological soil amendment. Custom GP is a highly concentrated liquid product containing 4 species of Trichoderma. This powerful biofertilizer can be purchased in our store.

Custom GP comes in two formulations; liquid concentrate and in a tablet. Both formulation include the four species of Trichoderma and will improve the soil conditions and microbial populations of all soils.

The liquid concentrated form of Custom GP is OMRI certified as an organic imput.

Biota Max™ also contains Trichoderma species. Biota Max™ is a unique soil probiotic that contains both beneficial soil Trichoderma and beneficial soil bacteria.

Custom Biologicals manufactures and distributes a wide variety of biological products for use in agriculture as well as a number of industries. Contact Custom at (561) 797-3008 or via email at

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