ZM-Grow™ Trials

The Product has been tested in Finland, England, Italy, the USA, and other countries with good yield increases, and positive feedback from farmers.

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ZM-Grow features: 

  • Good mixing properties

  • Does not block spraying nozzles

  • Competitive price

  • Ecological circular economy product

  • Has thus far been tested for wheat, oats, barley, grass, corn,

    citrus, avocado, cotton, tomato, and potato

  • In spring 2020 more tests shall be ordered for many other popular species, like winegrapes and rice

Test Results

Barley

Barley Fields

Scotland           Norman Ogg Farms           Oct 2019

Actual-sized field test, over 250ha treated.

Applied once with one fungicide, 200l/ha of water. 

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Citrus

Lemons

California            Bisarbi Ag            Aug 2018

Small field test. Test areas sprayed with backpack mist blower, 900l/ha of water, 4 replicates. ZM-Grow™ and competing product were used with surfactants, following California rules for fruit trees.

100mg/kg dry matter

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Wheat

Stalks of Wheat

Finland      Nylands Svenska Lantbruksforening      Nov 2017

Small field test for 10m² areas, 4 replicates.

Sprayed with tractor,  200l/ha water. Very hot summer decreased yields. 

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Corn

Fresh Corn

Italy                        Landlab                    Sep 2019

Research facility test. Grown in nutrient free Saharan sand to exclude other micronutrient sources. Applied twice: first application with 300l/ha of water, second application with 500l/ha of water. Number of replicates 7 (4 plants each). 

190 cob biomass (g)

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Grass

Wet grass

Finland           Maalahti August           2017

Small field test. Sprayed one week before mowing. Applied once with 200l/ha of water.

100mg/kg dry matter

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Potato

Potatoes

Hungary           Komarom           Aug 2018 

Actual-sized field test.

0.5 ha was sprayed, 200l/ha of water.

160 mg/kg dry matter

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Avocado

Pile of Avocados

California       Holden research and consulting       Jul 2018 

Small field test.

2 trees/area, 4 replicates. 

80 mg/kg dry matter

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Cotton

Cotton Field

California          Sawtooth Ag Research          Aug 2018

Small field test.

2rows, 8m/row, 4 replicates.

Treatment done with backpack mist blower, 225 l/ha of water.

200 mg/kg dry matter

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Field Tomato

Cherry Tomatos

California             Sawtooth Ag Research             Jul 2018

Small field test.

2 rows, 6m/row, 4 replicates.

Backpack mist blower, 560 l/ha water.

200 mg/kg dry matter

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ZM-Grow™ is a premium zinc and manganese foliar fertiliser.

Developed by Tracegrow, Finland, it is the world’s most ecological fertiliser product on the market.

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Approved organic input.

Superior mixability with other spray products. 

Conditions apply.