Bio-Forge

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Bio-Forge, manufactured by world renowned plant health product manufacturer ‘StollerUSA’,  contains total nitrogen 2%, soluble potash (K20) 3%,  humic Acid 2% & other yield enhancing antioxidant co-factors. Bio-Forge is a USA patented formulation of N,N’ —diformyl urea, classified as an plant antioxidant — and has significantly improved plant growth in a variety of crops by working at the genetic level. Bio-Forge works by up-regulating genes from the plant’s own major anti-oxidative pathways as well as genes responsible for ethylene production and root growth.

Under stressful conditions, plants produce excess ethylene which can cause them to die prematurely. Bio-Forge suppresses excessive ethylene at the genetic level and improves plant hormone balance by up-regulating the Dreb1A gene, a gene shown to play a role in drought tolerance and the RLS4 gene, the gene responsible for improving root development. Continuous root tip growth helps keep a healthy level of plant hormones during all stages of growth and improves nutrient uptake.

Bio-Forge also improves cellular viability by up-regulating the four enzymes that protect plants from damage in response to stress from:

  • Drought
  • Injury from herbicides and pesticides
  • Nutrient deficiencies
  • Extreme temperatures

What Bio-Forge does

  • Up-regulates key genes associated with plant stress
  • Improves root-hair growth to enhance nutrient uptake
  • Reduces excess ethylene from stress

What that means

  • Continuous new root growth for efficient nutrient uptake
  • Optimum hormone balance for continued cellular viability
  • Improved yield and quality for maximum ROI

Application options

Bio-Forge offers versatility, compatibility and ease of use. It is ideal as a seed treatment, in-furrow application, tank mixed with pesticides or as a late-season application.

DROUGHT PRECONDITIONING: Apply at the recommended rate 6 days before anticipated stress or water restrictions to promote plant vigor and maintain a more favorable water balance to reduce injury from drought.

SEED CROPS: Apply at the recommended rate prior to bud development and as needed during early reproductive stages to maintain vigor.

POSTHARVEST: Apply at the recommended rate to perennial crops postharvest to prepare them for next season’s growth and production.

COMPATIBILITY:

Bio-Forge is tank-mix compatible with most pesticides and fertilizers. Add Bio-Forge to the diluted solution last. Always conduct a compatibility test for new or untried tank-mix combinations.

Applicable crops & dosage rates:

Seed treatment

Crops Uses benefits Dosage rate
Grain, pulses, oils, tuber, spices and other vegetable crops
  • Increased seed germination
  • Enhance seedling emergence
  • Ensure early root development
  • Increased seedling vigor
  • Protect seedling from stress
Seeds are treated with Bio-Forge @ 3 ml/kg seed for 15 min

Vegetative stage

Crops Uses benefits Dosage rate
Grain, pulses, oils, tuber, spices and other vegetable crops
  • Increase growth of young plants and transplants
  • Increased crop diameter
  • Increased pigmentation and thickness of leaves
  • More crop canopy branching
  • Reduce physiological damages from insects & pesticides
  • Overcome the effect of stress high temperature and droughts
  • Increases nodulation and nodule activity in legumes
Foliar spray with Bio-Forge @ 2 ml/ L water

Pre-flowering stage

Crops Uses benefits Dosage rate
Grain, pulses, oils, tuber, spices and other vegetable crops
  • Delayed senescence which makes plant life longer
  • More fruiting branches and buds
  • More flowers
  • Reduce flower & fruit drop
  • Stronger pollination
  • Continued fruit set
Foliar spray with Bio-Forge @ 2 ml/ L water

Late Planting Varieties

Crops Uses benefits Dosage rate
Grain, pulses, oils, tuber, spices and other vegetable crops
  • Keeps plants alive longer allowing a longer period of     sugar transfer to the grain—resulting significant improvement in yield.
  • Reduce chemical injury and enhance harvest efficiency
  • Enhance tolerance to stress upto harvest
Foliar spray with Bio-Forge @ 2 ml/ L water

Pasture/Fodder Crops

Crops Uses benefits Dosage rate
Alfalfa, Napier, Hay grass,
  • Protect plants from stress and injury
  • Increased dry matter accumulation
  • Enhance the greening and nutrient value of leaves
  • ncreased the yield/area

 

Foliar spray with Bio-Forge @ 2 ml/ L water, 3-4 times at an interval of 10-12 days