Bacillus subtilis / pumilus
Bacillus subtilis / pumilus is spore forming bacteria which, when applied to the seeds or plants, it colonize the developing root system of the plants. The bacteria compete with and thereby suppress plant disease fungal organisms such as Rhizoctonia, Fusarium, Aspergillus, and others. Bacillus subtilis / pumilus continue to live on the root system and provide protection throughout the growing season. Therefore, even if treated seeds are stored for prolonged periods, the bacteria stay alive, and then grow and multiply after the seeds are planted.
Potato, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Tomatoes, Chilli, Cut flowers, Orchards, Vineyards Ornamentals in greenhouses, lawns and nurseries etc.,
Phytophtora spp., Aspergillus spp., Pythium spp., Rhizoctonia solani, Fusarium spp., Botrytis cinerea, Sclerotium rolfsii, Sclerotinia spp. and Ustilogo spp, etc.
Method of application
Suspend Bacillus subtilis / pumilus in sufficient water (500g/100L) to achieve uniform application. Apply at the rate of 100-200 g per cubic metre (loose) of greenhouse potting mix, soil or planting beds.
Bacillus subtilis / pumilus can be applied through low pressure watering nozzles such as fan nozzles or other watering systems (drip system) after filtering with filters. For best effect, treat potting mix several days before use for seeding or transplants.
For bulbs & Ornamental: Dip bulbs in Bacillus subtilis / pumilus suspension (100 g/L) prior to planting
Frequency of application
Two to three applications in vegetables ornamentals and 4-5 applications in lawns and landscape crops are recommended. Applications during early stages of plant growth protect the plant during critical stages of development.
Soil application: 5 kg /ha along with any organic fertilizer (without pathogenic contaminants).
Seed treatment: @ 4-5 gm per kg of seeds as per standard wet treatment.
Seedling treatment: @ 100 g/l prior to planting.