Trial Data  Replicated Trial Data Available on Request

NIAB 2020 ZM-Grow Leaf Analysis Trials

ZM-Grow Trials on Winter Wheat - Cambridgeshire, UK

Brief

To apply ZM-Grow vs Control – May’19

Harvest in August ’19 and measure grain yields.

Over 200 Ha was applied with ZM-Grow

  • Crop & method

Crispen Winter Wheat , planted October ‘18

May ’19 (T2) – applied one application at 2litres/Ha ZM-Grow with two Herbicides & two Fungicide Chemicals with 200 litres /Ha of water at 24m spray widths – visibly noticed green crop difference within 14 days of application. Harvested end August ’19

(ZM-Grow applied-light areas - see photos)

  • Results

ZM-Grow applied – 6.9t/Ha – 28% increase over Control.

Control – 5.43t/Ha

= 1.47t/Ha yield uplift where ZM-Grow applied​

22/10/19 – Independent farmer trials

ZM-Grow Trial on Winter Wheat

Cambridge – UK (2019)

 

CONTROL: 2 fungicides & 2 herbicides sprayed

ZM-GROW: 2 L/Ha of SM-Grow applied with 2 fungicides & 2 herbicides sprayed

Dark areas indicate the control, light areas indicate where ZM-Grow was applied.

Forfar, Scotland – ZM-Grow Trials on Spring Barley – 2019

Brief

To apply ZM-Grow with Fungicide Spray vs Control with Fungicide spray – Early June ‘19

Harvest in Sept ’19 and measure the grain yields on one Hectare.

250 Ha was applied with ZM-Grow

 

  • Crop & method

Concerto Spring Barley ,planted 5thApril ‘19

Early June ’19 – applied 2.5 litres/Ha with general Fungicide Chemical with 200 litres of water at 24 metre spray width.

Harvested – 7thSept ’19 

  • Results

ZM-Grow applied – 6.24 T/Ha yield over weighbridge

Control – 5.31 T/Ha yield over weighbridge

= 0.930t/Ha yield uplift where ZM-Grow applied. 

 

21/10/19 – Independent farmer trials

ZM-Grow Trial on Spring Barley

Forfar, Scotland (2019)

 

CONTROL: Fungicide spray only

ZM-GROW: 2.5 L/Ha of ZM-Grow applied with fungicide spray

ZM-Grow – Potato Trial, Solum Co, Komarom, Hungary 24/03/20

What does Mn-Zn-S mean to a Potato crop – Ref AHDB Potatoes

Zn deficiency in Potato crop reduces yield , but balanced application of Zn promotes protein growth, suppresses powdery scab and promotes higher yields

Mn deficiency can reduce yields but balanced application of Mn promotes better skin finish, activation of plant enzymes and Chlorophyll synthesis

Sulphur is beneficial for all crops, but when combined with Mn & Zn promotes better potato skin finish and higher yields.

Method

Applied at 3 litres/Ha on full leaf canopy – July 2018, Solum Co., Komarom, Hungary

ZM-Grow vs Control

Petiole test that ZM-Grow when applied to canopy is available over 14 days in the leaves and so giving the plant access to nutrients when required.

14 Days from application, leaves where picked, dried and tested for available Sulphur – Manganese – Zinc.

Observations & Conclusion

Results below show that whilst Sulphuris very mobile in the leaves/plant that a small % increase is observed , but Zinc & Manganese show significant % increases in the leaves which will help balance and make available Zn & Mn to the Potato Crop.

Recommendation is to apply 3Litres/Ha ZM-Grow to Potato Canopy either straight or with Crop Protection products.

ZM-Grow Maize trial (MGA, Norfolk UK) 2019

Results from the trial using 3 litres/Ha of ZM-Grow vs control  (Background data is available upon request) –

Weather conditions – May/June ’19 dry – July/Aug ’19 wetter than seasonal norm.

Results below are summary of replicated plots.

ZM-Grow – Grassland Testimonial Trial - April/May, Norfolk, UK  24/04/19 - 22/05/19 

Average 25mm rainfall. PKMg soil levels - Index 2

Product was applied at 3 litres/Ha on the left hand side trial plot - 24/04/19 - Right hand side control

17/05/19

22/05/19 Ready to cut the plots

22/05/19 - Both plots cut

Results - 60% higher and greener weight yield where ZM-Grow was applied vs control

Cut grass is weighed 22/05/19

ZM-Grow Trials - Finland

Further Tests were carried out in the USA

Summary of the ZM-Grow™ fertilisation tests in USA for Cotton, Field Tomato, Avocado, Citrus, Wheat 10 2018

During 2018 a number of detailed field tests were performed for  ZM-Grow in the USA. The tests were performed by professional independent researches and research institutes and thus provide credible information on the performance of ZM-Grow. While the results can be widely adapted due to the nature of the test, the end results can have some variation based on conditions.

Independent test results provide us with valuable information regarding

 - Plant Safety

 - Take up figures at different dosages for ZM-Grow: Zn 5%, Mn 5%

 - Comparison information of ZM-Grow performance to a market leading product

  • Market leading product A: 5.1% Zn, 2.7% Mn, 0.5%B, 0.25%Mo, Carbohydrates complexed

  • Market leading product B: 3% Mn, 3% Zn, Amino acids, chelated

  • Market leading  product C: 9%Zn, EDTA

  • Market leading product D: 6% Mn EDTA

Contents

  1. Test method

  2. Cotton

  3. Tomato

  4. Avocado

  5. Citrus

  6. Wheat

  7. Conclusions

1. Test Method

The tests were conducted in the following way, before the fertilisation a control sample of the untreated leaves was taken to show the base level for both Zn and Mn. Then the spreading was made to different sectors with several liquid concentrations from weakest to strongest to discern which was the optimum dose for ZM-Grow. A comparison was made in all the tests with a competing product (Sulphate, Chelate) that had a similar or very similar properties to ZM-Grow. This showed if our product gave inferior, similar or superior results when compared to existing products. Prices in the £/Ha comparison are estimates and can vary dependent on market conditions.

Test administered by:  Steve Deitz, Sawtooth Ag Research

Verdict:

Take up:  Excellent for both Zn and Mn

Recommended Dosage (varied based on need): L/Ha: 1.3-2.5

Cost of ZM-Grow Vs market leading product: €/Ha 4.6-8.8/20

Conclusion: ZM-Grow outperformed the competing product.

Test administered by:  Steve Deitz, Sawtooth Ag Research

Verdict:

Take up:  Excellent for both Zn and Mn

Recommended Dosage (varied based on need): L/Ha: 2.5-3.7

Cost of ZM-Grow Vs market leading product: €/Ha 9-13/20

Conclusion: ZM-Grow outperformed the competing product.

Test administered by:  David Holden, Holden Research and Consulting

Verdict:

Take up:  Excellent for both Zn and Mn

Recommended Dosage (varied based on need): L/Ha: 3.7-5.0

Cost of ZM-Grow Vs market leading product: €/Ha 13-18/40

Conclusion: ZM-Grow outperformed the competing product.

Test administered by:  Dr Barat Bisabri, Brisabri Ag, Research and Consulting

Verdict:

Take up:  Excellent for both Zn and Mn

Recommended Dosage (varied based on need): L/Ha: 2.5-5.0

Cost of ZM-Grow Vs market leading product: €/Ha 9-18/40

Conclusion: ZM-Grow outperformed the competing product.

Test administered by:  Dr Ruiz Diaz, Professor and Soil specialist, Department of Agronomy, Kansas State University.

Verdict:

Take up:  Excellent for both Zn and Mn

Recommended Dosage (varied based on need): L/Ha: 2.5-5.0

Cost of ZM-Grow Vs market leading product: €/Ha 9-18/21+24

Conclusion: ZM-Grow outperformed the competing product.

7. Conclusions

We can clearly see that the ZM-Grow has provided excellent results with all the tested plants demonstrating our statement that "With Tracegrow products, you do not have to give up quality, instead you get all the same excellent, or better, results that you would expect from any premium foliar fertilisers of the same type. In addition to that you get all the quality for a bonus price and, bearing in mind, ZM-Grow is the only Zinc, Manganese, Sulphur based clean fertiliser as it is recycled making it the world's most ecological micronutrients. It is an excellent choice for sustainable farming globally." It naturally provides farmers with more opportunities to better serve the environment and offers opportunities for added revenues.