Seed & Chemical
Verdesian offers new seed treatment and inoculant choices
By News release
Jan. 6, 2015 - Three new products from Verdesian (PRIMO for soybeans, PRE-VAIL for forage crops and Accolade-L for wheat, canola and barley) recently received Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) approval and are now available to Canadian producers.
All three products contain a unique biological growth promoter to help get crops off to a good start early in the growing season. This biological growth promoter containing Azospirillum brasilense strains, derived from natural sources, is now available as a new viable option for producers.
PRIMO, a highly concentrated liquid inoculant, delivers a high-bacteria load of rhizobia to increase root mass, nodulation and, ultimately, the health of soybean plants. Its growth promotion abilities are a unique feature among available soybean inoculants, and results in increased levels of nitrogen fixation, leading to improved yields.
Accolade-L is the first biological growth promoter of its kind, containing Azospirillum brasilense strains, approved for wheat, canola and barley that can be applied directly to the seed as a seed treatment. The growth promoter in Accolade-L helps increase seedling vigor and improves root mass development as it fixes nitrogen in the root zone.
PRE-VAIL, a clay-based pre-inoculant for forages, can be applied directly to the seed, months in advance of planting, for added convenience. Its combination of nitrogen-fixing bacteria and the biological growth promoter help improve early forage growth and overall stands.
With each product containing Verdesian's exclusive Azospirillum brasilense strains, as well as having unique properties to get their plant species off to a good start, natural biological products from Verdesian help crops start out strong to improve yields down the road.