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Biostimulants: ‘Feeding a plant additional amino acid acts like a vitamin drink’

Related imageThere’s no denying that crop protection is becoming an increasing concern for arable growers. From glyphosate to neonicotinoids many crucial controls have come up against scrutiny lately, leaving farmers in the dark about what may or may not be available in the years to come – on top of the increasing threat of chemical resistance. As a result, there’s been growing interest in alternative products like biostimulants which offer the potential to increase yields and boost crop health – reducing the reliance on chemistry that could indeed become limited in supply. However, with restricted knowledge about how they work, a lack of proven evidence and dubious suppliers, the efficacy of biostimulants has remained largely unproven. As great believers in the benefits of biostimulants, Interagro has developed an amino acid-based biostimulant – Bridgeway – which has proven to boost yields and increase quality in a range of arable and horticultural crops. More in Crop Protection Magazine. Also read this article

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