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achetadomestica

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Mycorrhizal Fungi
« on: November 04, 2018, 05:18:16 PM »
I have decided to apply a root drench to some plants that has Mycorrhizal Fungi.
I use a synthetic miracle grow and wondered if it would destroy the Mycorrhizal Fungi?

I sort of decided to do some trial and error but would appreciate some feedback if anyone has
experience?


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Re: Mycorrhizal Fungi
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2018, 05:14:12 AM »
The mychorrhizal fungiís job is to provide plant available nutrients for the plant.  In turn the plants encourage a symbiotic relationship with their roots.  When you provide a plant soluble synthetic fertilizer to the plants the fungi is not needed by the plant and thereby discourages mychorrizal colonization iwhich inhibits fungi growth.

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Re: Mycorrhizal Fungi
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2018, 02:36:50 PM »
Most soluble fertilizer has EDTA which seems to damage soll bacteria and is persistent in the environment. Maybe try EM-1 (bacteria) applied on a weekly basis. It can be used not only for plants but a multitude of applications (drains, pets,livestock, and is human grade).

 

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