What is humus main role in soils?
How is humus used, how does the transformation of organic matter in the soil work, and what is its role in agriculture. What is humus, and where does it come from? Fol...5 minute read
Protect your plants
Plants have many enemies that interfere with their development as well as their production. Among the most frequent are the biotic (frost, drought, etc.) and the abiotic...6 minute read
The origin of the first plants
The appearance of the first plants on Earth is a story of symbiosis between plants and microorganisms. It has now been established that the first plants, which at that ti...6 minute read
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Common beliefs about plowing
Beware of common beliefs: cultural practices need to be adapted according to the different soil and weather conditions. ...2 minute read
Protect your plants
Fight naturally against pathogens
Botrytis cinerea, Didymella bryoniae, Fusarium spp., Pythium spp., Phytophthora spp., Rhizoctonia spp ...some microorganisms are pathogens: they infect crops, injure them...3 minute read
The role of microorganisms in the creation of humus
What if soil worked like a car engine?...3 minute read
What do plants eat?
In order to grow, plants need water, light, carbon, oxygen and minerals. The air supplies oxygen and carbon dioxide, a source of carbon, which the plant takes in through ...5 minute read
Beneficial microorganisms for soil
Numerous beneficial microorganisms, which can be described as probiotics, are present in soils. They are most numerous in the area of the soil in the immediate vicinity o...4 minute read
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