Natural Ectomycorrhizal Product
Is an inoculating product based on ectomycorrhizal fungi, which improves
growth of the majority of woody plant species and resistance to
environmental stresses including improved pathogen resistance. It causes
better seedling establishment and survival and increases plant growth and
ECTOVIT® is suitable for application in a
nursery, forestry. It contains an inert carrier containing spores of
ectomycorrhizal fungi and the second component is a liquid medium in
polyethylene (PE) bags containing sterile grown mycelium of other
ectomycorrhizal fungi selected from the gene bank collection according to
the target woody species. The package also contains a sachet with a powder
gel for root dipping applications.
Suitability For Plants
ECTOVIT® is suitable for all conifers (pine,
spruce, larch, juniper, etc.) and the majority of broadleaved trees – oak,
beech, elm, hazel, birch, etc. Some woody plant species form both
(ectomycorrhizal and endomycorrhizal) types of symbiosis (poplar, alder,
linden, ash, willow, etc.) and have to be inoculated with a mixture of
SYMBIVIT® and ECTOVIT®.
Both components of ECTOVIT® and powder gel are
mixed with water to form a slurry, which is used for the dipping of bare
roots or compact root balls. Gel can be also sprayed into the rooting zone
of transplanted plants or onto the substrate before seed sowing.
Examples of Advantagesof The Application
After application of the ECTOVIT®, better plant
growth, health state and development of roots and ectomycorrhizal symbiosis
(roots with white, yellow or dark brown drumstick structures.
Ectomycorrhizal root tips formed on pine
Fruiting bodies of ectomycorrhizal fungi