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Field Trial - Kildare

AquaClean™Bacterial Boost for Digestate on Land

Microbial Inoculation and Crop Nutrition for Winter Barley - Kildare, Ireland

Digestate is well established as an excellent fertiliser, but recent field studies have revealed that it can be so much better. A well timed application of AquaClean™ bacteria has shown in replicated trials to significantly boost the fertilising capacity, and therefore value of the digestate.

This trial in Kildare, Ireland, over a total plot of 17 hectares of 6 row winter barley, shows not only the impact of AquaClean™ on normal farm programme, but also on land where digestate is applied.

AquaClean™ Products have been seen to:

  • Enhance the performance of organic fertilisers (Digestate / Slurry / Manure / Compost);
  • Improve soil structure and porosity;
  • Increase the availability of nutrients resulting in better natural plant health and resistance to abiotic stress;
  • Improve overall crop quality traits.

This trial concluded in July 2017

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