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Tag: Microorganism

Biofertilizer and Rice: Probiotics

Biofertilizer and Rice: Probiotics Field Trials Biofertilizer and Rice Biofertilizer and Rice field trial information. The soil probiotic used in the field trial is Biota Max™. Soil probiotics are sometimes called bio fertilizers or biological soil amendments. Rice is the leading crop in a number of countries including Japan, Vietnam, Malaysia and Thailand and Indonesia.…

Benefits of Biofertilizers – Advantages of Biofertilizers

  Benefits of Biofertilizers There are many benefits of biofertilizers. Biofertilizers contain living microorganisms. In this post we’ll talk about these benefits and advantages of biofertilizers; helping make plant nutrients more available to the plants, the production of plant hormones, biofertilizers are cost effective when compared to traditional fertilizers Reduce the need for traditional fertilizers Reduce…

Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling

Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling Nutrient recycling in soil is generally performed by microorganisms. Both beneficial soil fungi and beneficial soil bacteria are the main players. Soil microbes will exist in extremely large numbers in soils as long as a carbon source exists for energy. Interestingly, in undisturbed soils fungi tend to dominate the soil…

Beneficial Soil Microbes – Plant Benefits

 Beneficial Soil Microbes Beneficial soil microbes cause a number of specific plant benefits. These benefits include; larger, healthier roots, nutrient processing, and secretion of plant growth regulating substances. This post will discuss each of these plant benefits in greater detail. Beneficial Soil Microbes Grow Larger, Healthier Roots There are a number of bacteria that help…

Living Organic Fertilizer

Living Organic Fertilizer OMRI Listed and Processed with Natural Trace Minerals and Beneficial Microorganisms Living Organic Fertilizer is a innovative, OMRI listed, biologically active fertilizer manufactured by Mighty Grow. Made from poultry litter and processed with live beneficial microbes and trace minerals, this revolutionary product is an all purpose, premium fertilizer. Living Organic fertilizer is…

What do Soil Organisms Do?

  What do Soil Organisms Do? Soil Organisms We’re all aware that our soils are teeming with life, from the microscopic (bacteria) to the macroscopic (earthworms). In this post, we’ll examine some of the common soil organisms and discuss what they do in the soil. First, the players. Here’s a list of common organisms found…

Beneficial Soil Microbes

Beneficial Soil Microbes in the News Beneficial soil microbes include everything from bacteria to fungi. These microscopic forms of life are getting a lot of attention in agriculture these days. This article sums up a feature article in this months Scientific American. The article looks at how soil microbes may revolutionize agriculture. Two other recent…

Microbes can have reviving action on growing systems

Microbes Can Revive Soils Microbes can improve soil health, soil quality, and the quality, yield, and growth of crops. Microorganisms are an important part of the food web and perhaps the most overlooked part of the food web.   Microbes can have reviving action on growing systems From: Nature Farm Using Microbes in our soils…

The Role of Microorganisms in Soil

The Role of Microorganisms in Soil Microorganisms in Soil Microorganisms in soil play a key role in the overall health and productivity of plants and crops. Beneficial soil bacteria and beneficial soil fungi, like Trichoderma are key elements in the soil food web. Microbe plant interaction is as important as it is ancient. This interaction…

Crop rotation and the role of microorganisms

Crop rotation has been used effectively  for centuries; however, this is the first article that I have seen that discusses the changes in the microorganisms in the soil as a result of the rotation. It’s probably not surprising that the organisms changed. What surprised me was that with the wheat the soil microorganisms were mostly…