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This new formulation of ROOTSHIELD contains two active ingredients-the patented Trichoderma harzianum strain T-22, and Trichoderma virens G-41. These two strains are 100% compatible with Mycorrhizae. ROOTSHIELD PLUS+ provides 3-months of preventative control of major root diseases such as Pythium, Fusarium, Phytophthora, Rhizoctonia, Thielaviopsis, and Cylindrocladium, with improved suppression of the aggressive hot season Pythium.
The key to a Giant Pumpkin is a healthy plant!
When ROOTSHIELD PLUS+ is mixed with water at 6-ounces per 100-gallons of water over 150-billion spores are applied in one application. The spores germinate in 16 to 24 hours. As the Mycelium emerges from the spore it immediately starts coiling around the plants roots and any plant pathogen propagules present. After 24-hours ROOTSHIELD PLUS+ cannot be leached from the soil.
When growing Giant Pumpkins you can water ROOTSHIELD PLUS+ into the pots and when setting the plant out. The granules can be added to the starting mix and tilled into the growing beds.
ROOTSHIELD PLUS+ has two primary modes of action: (1) competitive exclusion, which means ROOTSHIELD PLUS+gets to the pathogen preferred sites first and prevents diseases from getting into the roots, and (2) mycoparasitism whereby ROOTSHIELD PLUS+ encounters a pathogen mycelial strand, and secretes enzymes, including chitinases and glucanases, that dissolve the invading pathogen’s cell walls.
ROOTSHIELD PLUS+ is a great new tool to help keep Giant Pumpkin plants healthy.
We have made arrangements to secure factory fresh product for each individual order. Please allow a little extra time for delivery.
Soluble Powder: 6-ounces will make 100-gallons of ready-to-use solution for giant pumpkins.
Granular: ½-pound per 1,000-square feet tilled into the soil ½-teaspoon per 1-cubic foot of seed starting mix
|Product Shelf Life|
|Product kept in freezer||8 months||12 months|
|Product kept in refrigerator||6 months||9 months|
|Product kept at room temperature||4 months||6 months|
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