Miicrobial Mass Nutrient / Additive Beneficial Bacteria 1L / 1Qt
Miicrobial Mass Nutrient / Additive Beneficial Bacteria 1L / 1Qt
MIICROBIAL MASS is a plant biostimulant product comprised of five unique strains of beneficial bacteria shown to promote plant health, increase plant biomass, and enhance microbial life in and around the root zone.
Application: SHAKE WELL BEFORE USE.
MIICROBIAL MASS only needs to be applied once every two weeks. First & last application rates are at 0.25ml/L (MIICROBIAL MASS PRO) or 2ml/L (MIICROBIAL MASS). All other applications are at a maximum usage rate of: 0.50ml/L (MIICROBIAL MASS PRO) or 4ml/L (MIICROBIAL MASS). Last application is two weeks before harvest.
One application to the grow media every two weeks. Best used within 24 hours of mixing. Read the label before use.
For Use in Any Growing Program
MIICROBIAL MASS serves as a valuable addition to any cultivation system
Effective in any growing media and in any conventional or organic nutrient program
Compatible with soil, supersoil, rock wool, coco coir, expanded clay pellets, deep water culture, and other hydroponic systems
Certified organic by Ecocert Canada
CFIA registered and Health Canada approved for cannabis and hemp cultivation
Not compatible with hydrogen peroxide
Specific for Hemp and Cannabis production
Increase the bioavailability of phosphate and calcium to the plant through the use of phosphate and calcium-solubilizing bacteria.
Increase the bioavailability of iron through the use of siderophore-producing bacteria.
Promote good soil health with enzymes that hydrolyze substrate into useful byproducts for the rhizospheric microbial communities.
MIICROBIAL MASS harnesses the latest scientific understanding of rhizospheric microbiology and has been carefully developed to harness the power of beneficial bacteria in the root zone. Part of our research and development process involved extensive field testing in partner gardens across Canada utilizing a wide variety of nutrient programs, substrates, and growing practices in both indoor and outdoor settings This research has allowed us to identify with great precision the application rates necessary to achieve spectacular results in the majority of gardens and growing conditions.
Our proprietary blend of bacteria promotes a healthy root zone by solubilizing phosphorus and calcium, and assisting with the bioavailability of iron and other fertilization compounds from both organic and inorganic sources. Therefore, our customers are able to unleash the full potential of their crops without major changes to their growing practices.
Over the past few decades, the hydroponics industry has continued to reinvent itself and raise the bar in terms of the results that can be possible in indoor and outdoor gardening. Technological improvements in lighting, environmental controls, grow system design, and nutrient programs have revolutionized the way we think about caring for our plants. However, it seems the area in which progress has been slowest to arrive in our industry is in the biological component to plant care.
Plants have evolved over millions of years as part of complex ecosystems comprised of diverse communities of organisms. Many of the most important components of these natural ecosystems are the microorganisms which form the foundation of the soil food web. These microbial communities work in mutualistic relationships with plants and are fundamentally important for nutrient cycling, plant immunity and disease suppression, drought tolerance, and overall plant health and productivity in natural ecosystems. Microbiologists and soil ecologists understand that optimal performance cannot be achieved when plants are removed from the microbial life that has supported and protected them for millennia. For this reason, some of the most exciting progress currently underway in the hydroponics industry involves the introduction of beneficial microbes to high-performance cultivation programs.
How does MIICROBIAL MASS work?
Unlike many of the first generation of beneficial microbe products introduced into the market, MIICROBIAL MASS uses a highly targeted approach to inoculate the rhizosphere with a microbial consortium optimized to cycle nutrients in very specific ways. Utilizing the very latest scientific understanding of rhizospheric microbiology, our product development process involved the careful identification of five unique strains of bacteria which work in perfect harmony to perform some of the highly specific nutrient cycling functions required for optimal plant growth and development. The functional roles of each member of this bacterial consortium can be described as their modes of action.
What is Mode of Action?
A mode of action (MoA) is a term used to describe change at a cellular or molecular level. This transition can be anatomical or functional and always results from exposure to another living organism or any chemical or biological change in the cellular or molecular environment of a living organism.
For example, when referencing mode of action in terms of phosphorus solubilisation, it refers to a change made to the phosphorus at a molecular level that makes this nutrient more soluble and bioavailable for the plant.
Mode of Action
Changing in a cellular or molecular level
Phosphorus is vital for a range of plant stages and features, including the early stages of development, tissue stiffness, root growth, fruit formation, inflorescence (flowering), and also resistance to cold and disease.
Calcium promotes an efficient root system, ensures the development of rigid stems, and is essential for a plant’s immune system to function properly.
Iron is also an essential nutrient, and of the microelements necessary for plants to function properly, iron is chief among them.
Extracellular Enzyme Production
Helps grade compounds in the soil so that the plants can metabolise them. In addition, the by-products of degradation can induce the growth of bacteria present for the greater benefit for the plant.
Q: Can I mix MIICROBIAL MASS with my nutrient reservoir or should it be mixed with only water?
A: MIICROBIAL MASS is safe and effective to be mixed into any nutrient solution or applied with water.
Q: What is the optimal pH for applying MIICROBIAL MASS?
A: MIICROBIAL MASS functions properly when applied in solution with a pH range of 5.5 to 7.
Q: Can I use hydrogen peroxide with MIICROBIAL MASS?
A: No. Due to the antimicrobial properties of hydrogen peroxide, it is not recommended for use with MIICROBIAL MASS as it will greatly reduce the effectiveness of the product.
Q: Can I use enzyme products with MIICROBIAL MASS?
Q: Can I use mycorrhizal products with MIICROBIAL MASS?
A: Yes. Mycorrhizal fungi and beneficial bacteria complement each other in healthy natural soils and may be used together as part of any cultivation program.
Q: How often do I need to apply MIICROBIAL MASS?
A: MIICROBIAL MASS only needs to be applied once every two weeks in order to maintain healthy bacterial populations in the root zone. More frequent applications are safe but may not provide any further benefits to the plant.
Q: What happens if I use too much and apply MIICROBIAL MASS in a more concentrated solution?
A: Although a more concentrated dose will be safe for plants, it is not likely to increase the benefits of using the product at the recommended application rate.
Q: Can I add MIICROBIAL MASS to my compost tea recipes and brew it with other microbially active ingredients?
A: Yes. MIICROBIAL MASS is compatible with compost tea applications and can be used as a microbial inoculant for brewing teas. However, some tea recipes may inhibit the proliferation of the carefully selected beneficial bacteria that make up this product. We recommend amino acids and sugars in equal amounts as a feed stock. For best results, we recommend applying MIICROBIAL MASS according to the instructions on the bottle without brewing it into a tea.
Q: How long is the shelf life?
A: A bottle of MIICROBIAL MASS can be stored for up to two years. It Is best to store it in a cool, dark place.
Q: What happens if it freezes?
A: If a bottle MIICROBIAL MASS freezes, it is still perfectly good to use. Simply let the product thaw at room temperature and give it a good shake before use.
Q: Is this product suitable for organic cultivation?
A: Yes. MIICROBIAL MASS is approved for certified organic production and is attested by Ecocert Canada.
Q: Is this product Health Canada Approved?
A: Yes. MIICROBIAL MASS is registered with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency for use in cannabis cultivation and is fully approved for producers licensed under Health Canada.
Q: Does MIICROBIAL MASS need to be shaken before use?
A: Yes. It is very important to shake MIICROBIAL MASS well before each use. The bacterial spores will settle over time, so thorough shaking is required to ensure optimal inoculation from each bacterial strain.
Stock # 37111