The Importance of Microbiology
What Are Microbes?
Underneath every plant is a completely different world than what we are used to today. This world is the world of Microbes. Microbiomes are the habitats of which microbes inhabit and thrive, developing the environment to best suit their needs.
Microbes promote better plant health, but it is important to investigate how. There are many different types of microbes, such as those which can bring in nitrogen, phosphorous, make growth hormones, plant protection elements, and much more. Microbes also create specific enzymes which can create nutrients such as amino acids, sugars, and more. MultiFIX™ provides these microbes with food, and a slight boost, like coffee alongside a meal.
How Do Microbes Help Plants?
With more food, the microbes have further incentive to work and multiply, which will require an increase in food, therefore they will search for nutrients for the plant, which rewards them with their food. This symbiosis leads to a healthier plant and better soil. The benefits of microbes do not stop there. When plant tissues or microbes pass on, they leave behind humus, which stores water exquisitely.
Humus will act as an insurance policy for the plant, as even in times of drought, there would still be a plant produced, as long as the plant had an abundance of humus and water already stored. MultiFIX™ ensures that there is humus in the soil through providing an abundance of nutrients at the beginning of the process.
The information above is subject to periodical updates.
There is some debate among growers over whether or not to introduce non-indigenous microbes, or to simply feed the microbes, the native microorganisms, already present in the soil.