Agriculture Organic Microbial Balanced Technology (OMBT) product is a proprietary, 100% natural, non-GMO, liquid microbial formula designed to significantly augment plant growth processes, as well as bio-remediate undesired pollutants in crop soil and irrigation water supply. The Agriculture OMBT product is formulated to achieve target outcomes through natural, sustainable, and environmentally supportive measures. The use of Secoes Agriculture OMBT will help our clients significantly improve yields, plant/crop/turf resiliency to disease and remediate salts and undesired pollutants, improve plant nutrient uptake and water retention, as well as reduce costs. Secoes offers sustainable solutions, including beneficial turf grasses, crops, seedlings, soil, composting and hydroponic applications.
- Cost beneficial
- Reduce water usage
- Increase yields 20-25%
- Increase growth rates
- Reduce salinity, toxins, and pollutants
- Increase disease resistance
- Increase mineral availability and nutrient up-take by 16-30%
- Oraganic, Sustainable and evironmentally responsible
Secoes Agriculture OMBT product is an innovative, proprietary blend of 100% natural, fast-acting microbial formula that contains bacteria, archaea, fungi, algal protists and water.
In plant applications, beneficial microbes will:
- Produce natural enzymes that release nutrients.
- Colonize in/on sloughed-off plant root cells and establishes a root strengthening bio-film that protects the roots as they grow, enhancing root and plant growth. This has a positive impact on nitrogen-fixing rhizobium, resulting in measured increased nitrogen fixation, more vigorous plants that flower longer, stay green longer, produce larger plants, flowers, crop fruits, pods and more pea and lentil seeds per pod, as well as improved tolerance to stresses, such as dry growing conditions.
- Maximize phosphorus and micronutrient cycling processes to release soil (or hydroponic dosed) phosphorous and micronutrients from bound forms, to maximize flower/bud growth, increase yield, and enhance plant health. Increased levels of phosphorus will enhance crop yields and production.
- Bio-remediate the specific pollutants common in soils and irrigation water supply, including salt compounds. Go to the following link to learn more!
The microbes in the Agriculture OMBT product are all natural, non-genetically modified, and soil-based. Since our microbes thrive symbiotically with desired beneficial microbes found in nature (soil and irrigation water supply sources, canals, ponds), the product is safe to use in soil and irrigation supply source tanks, ponds, canals, etc.
Secoes Agriculture OMBT Product Contains the Following Constituents:
60 +/- species of bacteria. The bacteria strains included in the Agriculture OMBT product thrive in all types of environmental conditions and include the following:
- Aerobic bacteria
- Facultative bacteria
- Anaerobic bacteria
- Autotrophic bacteria
- Heterotrophic bacteria
- Halophilic bacteria
- Chemoautotrophic bacteria
- Chemoheterotrophic bacteria
- Chemoorganoheterotroph bacteria
Agriculture OMBT product – bacteria plant benefits
Bacteria perform significant role in supporting plant growth.Specifically, bacteria will:
- Support nitrogen uptake by plants. Nitrogen is one of the most crucial elements for plant growth. It is plentiful in the air, but, unfortunately, it isn’t generally usable for plants until it’s converted into ions. Plants don’t have the ability to make this conversion on their own. The best way to make it happen is to add the nitrogen-fixing bacteria in Secoes Agriculture OMBT to your soil or soilless (hydroponic) system. When our bacteria are exposed to nutrients, they convert atmospheric nitrogen (N2) into more plant useful versions such as ammonia (NH3) or ammonium (NH4+).
- Maximize phosphorus and micronutrient cycling processes to release soil phosphorous and micronutrients (from bound forms), to maximize pant growth, crop yields, and enhance plant health.
- Bond to plant roots and increase the rate of root growth. Increased root volume will increase plant absorption of oxygen, nutrients, and water. Bacteria will also modify the root zone to create a dense microbe biome, which protects roots from underwatering, overwatering, harmful microbes, excessive salts, and other stressors. Specifically, bacteria will colonize in the root zone of soil (and in other plant grow media), colonize on plant roots, and will establish a root strengthening bio-film, offering protection of the roots as they grow and thus enhancing root and plant growth. Beneficial bacteria also create a more favorable environment for young, vulnerable root. This increases the amount of nutrient uptake during the important early stage and increases plant success rates.
- Produce enzymes that accelerate nutrients uptake by the plant. Bacteria feed on organic material sloughed from the roots or fallen leaves, and other organic material in the soil, to produce enzymes that accelerate nutrients uptake.
- Accelerate the decomposition of organic matter into usable nutrients and can increase the solubility of certain minerals.
- Help prevent mold and mildew formation on plant leaves associated with foliar spray nutrient applications.
14+/- species of archaea. Archaeaperform a significant role on plant carbon, biochemical and nitrogen cycles. Archaea are able to survive harsh environments, such as hot springs and salt lakes, and in a broad range of habitats, including soils, oceans, and marshlands. Both archaea and fungi are known to play an important role in biogeochemical cycling and making available important nutrients like N, P, K, Fe and Zn to the plants through fixation, solubilization or mobilization of nutrients. Archaea promote plant growth processes, including phosphorus solubilization, nitrogen fixation, siderophore production and Indole acetic acids production.
15 +/- species of fungi. Fungi will colonize plant roots with mycorrhizal fungi that extend the root system into the surrounding soil, resulting in improved nutrient and water uptake, disease resistance and plant survival and growth.
- Fungi Plant Benefits:
- Enhance plant nutrient uptake and availability – mycorrhizal root systems increase the absorptive rate of the roots areas up to 10 to 1000 times, thereby greatly improving the ability of the plants to utilize the soil resource. Mycorrhizal fungi are able to absorb and transfer all of the 15 major macro and micro nutrients necessary for plant growth. Mycorrhizal fungi release powerful enzymes and other substances into the soil that render “tightly bound” nutrients (such as phosphorous and iron) into more accessible forms plants can uptake. This extraction process is very important in plant nutrition and explains why non-mycorrhizal plants require high levels of fertility to maintain their health.
- Enhance plant water uptake and storage – Mycorrhizal fungi filaments are also important in water uptake and storage. In low-irrigated conditions, mycorrhizal plants are under far less drought stress compared to non-mycorrhizal plants. Plant vigor, color and leaf/needle retention are also improved with the mycorrhizal fungi-treated plants.
- Suppress diseases and pathogens – Mycorrhizal fungi-treated roots have a mantle (a tight, interwoven sock-like covering of dense filaments) that acts as a physical barrier against the invasion of root diseases. In addition, mycorrhizal fungi attack pathogen or disease organisms entering the root zone. Mycorrhizal fungi additionally excrete specific antibiotics that immobilize and kill certain disease organisms.
- Improve soil structure – Mycorrhizal fungi filaments produce humic compounds and extracellular polysaccharides (organic “glues”) that bind soils into aggregates and improve soil porosity. Soil porosity and soil structure positively influence the growth of plants by promoting aeration, water movement into soil, root growth and root distribution. In sandy or compacted soils, the ability of mycorrhizal fungi to promote improved soil structure may be more important than seeking out nutrients. Soils in natural settings are full of beneficial soil organisms, including mycorrhizal fungi. However, research shows that many common agricultural practices can degrade the mycorrhiza-forming potential of soil. Tillage, fertilization, removal of topsoil, erosion, site preparation, invasion of non-native plants, and leaving soils bare are some of the activities that can reduce or eliminate these beneficial soil fungi. Nursery-grown plants are often deficient in mycorrhizae fungi, requiring high levels of water and nutrients, and sterile soils to control soil-borne diseases. These conditions discourage the plant from producing the extensive root system it will need for successful transplantation. The results are plants poorly adapted to the eventual out-planted condition that must be weaned from intensive care systems and begin to fend for themselves. Application of mycorrhizal inoculum during transplanting can encourage plant establishment and set the plant on track to uptake nutrients more efficiently. There are practical solutions to some of the mycorrhizal deficiencies in man-made environments, and reintroducing mycorrhizal fungi in areas where they have been depleted can dramatically improve plant establishment and growth.
5 +/- species of algal protists. Algal protists are microorganisms support plants in several ways. Protists are important sources of food and oxygen for other microbes. Protists support and expedite composting decomposition processes. Protists are specialized in their ability to absorb nutrients from non-living organic matter, such as dead organisms or their wastes. Saprobic protists have the essential function of returning inorganic nutrients to the soil and water. This process allows for new plant growth, which, in turn, generates sustenance for other organisms along the food chain. Indeed, without saprobe species such as protists, life would cease to exist, as all organic carbon would become “tied up” in dead organisms. Algal protists in soil may also increase the effectiveness of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) by enhancing their mobility.
Water. The Agriculture OMBT product contains water for culture medium packaging.