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Caliente 199 Mustard

$32.50$257.50

Caliente 199 Mustard Blend has been bred specifically for biofumigation and green manuring. The naturally occurring biofumigant gas (ITC) is produced by the plants when the crop is chopped, incorporating this compound and the green material into soil results in many benefits including improved soil structure, health and fertility, suppression of various soil-borne diseases and pests and increased soil microbial activity.

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Description

  • Naturally occurring biofumigation
  • Improves soil fertility and structure
  • Adds nutrients and organic matter
  • Improves soil aeration
  • Increases water infiltration and holding capacity
  • Reduced soil erosion from wind and water
  • Increases soil biodiversity by stimulating the growth of beneficial microbes and other soil organisms
  • Ideal for organic crop rotations and conventional systems where ICM (Integrated Crop Management) and reduced risk inputs are used.
  • Suppression of a range of soil-borne diseases, including Verticillium wilt, Rhizoctonia spp., Pythium spp., Fusarium spp., and Sclerotinia spp.
  • Suppression of a range of nematodes


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5 LB, 50 LB

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