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Tag: Soil microbiology

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…

Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria

Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria   Great review article about plant growth promoting bacteria. The link, citation, and author are below. The author believes, as I do, that in the not to distant future, plant growth promoting bacteria, PGPB, will begin to replace chemicals used in agriculture, horticulture, environmental cleanup strategies, and even in home gardening.…

Soil Quality using Management Practices

Soil Quality using Management Practices Soil quality is the most important factor for long term agricultural productivity . A good soil manager will monitor the organic content of the soil, water holding capacity, and a host of other soil quality parameters that are discussed in detail in the article below.  Soil quality also relies on…

Biological Soil Amendments

Biological Soil Amendments for Enhanced Soil Productivity Biological Soil Amendments Custom B5 and Custom GP biological soil amendments are scientifically formulated to restore soil productivity an promote plant growth. The are perfect for food crops, turf, trees, and ornamental flowers and shrubs. Custom B5 and Custom GP are equally effective when used by commercial farms…