A Biological Tool for Reducing Input Costs

CHARGrow ®

Bacteria, fungi, protozoa, nematode

CHARGrow ® is a biological source of beneficial soil microorganisms, enriched substrates and microbial foods. This formulation allows beneficial microbes to survive harsh soil environments, improve nutrient cycling and increase plant health.

Field trials have shown that CHARGrow ® can improve crop productivity while helping growers reduce input costs.

CHARGrow ® is made by a team of horticultural professionals that specialize in the production and use of carbon-based soil amendments. With over five years of turf and agricultural research, these products have made numerous advancements plant health and vitality.

20% increase in plant growth
20% increase in transplant size
The plant on the right was grown
with CHARGrow ® , the one on the
left was grown without

In 2005, where our carbon based soil amendment was applied at 7 pounds per acre, we achieved a 20 % INCREASE IN CORN YIELD.  In addition, what we saw below ground was a

  • 17% INCREASE IN BACTERIA
  • 43% INCREASE IN FUNGI
  • 66% INCREASE IN FLAGELLATES
  • 206 % INCREASE IN AMOEBAE
  • 520% INCREASE IN MYCORRHIZAL COLONIZATION

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Effects of inoculated carbon on Yield of Irish Potato, Sweet C