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How Vitalnova Triboost can advance your peat-reduced growing media | ICL Podcast


Sam Rivers
ICL, Technical Manager, Controls
Matt Appleby
HortWeek editor

Peat-free and peat-reduced growing media may lack beneficial microbes to promote break down of plant residues, improve soil carbon and pH; and help to provide plants with available nutrients throughout the season.

ICL’s technical controls manager Sam Rivers explains that the microbial inoculant Vitalnova Triboost consists of a population of beneficial microbes. It contains enzymes and three live cultures of Bacillus subtilis, Enterococcus faecium and Lactobacillus plantarum – all freeze-dried.

TriBoost treated plants saw better rooting and were ready for sale 2-3 weeks earlier.

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