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Product(s)

penergetic b

Partner

Penergetic UK Ltd

Customer

Commercial Grower Lancashire England

Significant improvement achieved in potato trials in the UK

This trial shows an obvious benefit to using penergetic b, in cases of yield volume, yield quality and financially. The benefits to growers in terms of yield and profit are great, with the added advantage of the fact the products can be applied alongside other plant treatments.

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Test Application Potatoes England UK 2020

This trial was run in conjunction with Microbial Distribution on one of their customer farms in the north of England.  The aim of the trial was to assess the benefits of using Penergetic products alongside one of their own products, in this case the bacteria strain Bacilus amyloliquifaciens strain IT45 referred to hereafter as Microbes. 


Conclusions

This trial shows an obvious benefit to using penergetic b, in cases of yield volume, yield quality and financially. The benefits to growers in terms of yield and profit are great, with the added advantage of the fact the products can be applied alongside other plant treatments thus, not adding significantly to workload. 


Harvest

As the Covid lockdown restrictions eased we were allowed to visit the farm to take samples from each plot for assessment. This was carried out just prior to harvest using the following standard method. 

Two three metre rows of potatoes running immediately parallel to each other were selected by taking the third and fourth rows from the central tramline in each of the three plots. This gave a total length of six metres in each plot with a seedbed of 12 plants.  The potatoes from each of the three seedbeds were then washed, weighed and graded into three size ranges as follows:

  • less than 45mm
  • 45 to 65mm
  • over 65m

yield increase with penergetic in potatoes

As only 12 plants were assessed from each plot this trial can only be considered as a snapshot. However, the figures are very encouraging.  The penergetic plus microbes’ plot produced just over 1kg extra per linear metre compared to the control plot.  Each hectare has 10,000 linear metres, so if we assume an improvement of 1kg per linear metre the increase over each hectare would be 10,000kg (10 tonnes).


Better Quality

The increased yield in the potatoes in the penergetic b plus microbes group also showed an improvement in quality with less potatoes in the “less than 45mm” size which are mostly used as animal feed and an increase in the premium “65mm plus” size which are sold as baking potatoes.


[Translate to Englisch:] Das Versuchsfeld in Lancashire England