PreBiotech® is a preferred food source for beneficial microbes on plant surfaces including those associated with plant growth promotion and biological suppression of plant disease. A unique blend of crustacean shell that has been micronized to allow for a rapid reaction time with microbes, PreBiotech creates new application opportunities for crops including vegetables, turf, ornamentals, row crops and hemp.
- Effective. easy to use formulation
- Non-toxic and food safe
- Natural and organic (OMRI and CDFA OIM approved)
- Safe for the environment
- Versatile and economical
PreBiotech is a by-product of the shellfish industry and comprised of 100% crab and/or lobster shell. Unused crab and lobster shells are collected, pasteurized, dried, pulverized and micronized to form a powder capable of passing through a 200-mesh screen.
Safety & Environmental Info
Best management practices should always be used with this product. This product is made from naturally derived ingredients and is non-toxic.
Mode Of Action
PreBiotech serves as a food source for biocontrol bacteria including Bacillus. Paenibacillus Pseudomonas and Streptomyces species. Co-application of PreBiotech with a commercial biological fungicide comprised of chitinolytic bacteria will result in higher populations on the leaf surface 72 hours after application.
**Taegro™2 is a biofungicide registered by Novozymes Biologicals and ISAGRO USA. DoubleNickel55™ is a biofungicide registered by CERTIS. Trials conducted in Palm Beach County, FL by Glades Crop Care.
Co-application with a biofungicide will help facilitate control of foliar plant diseases
Apply PreBiotech at 0.5 to 1.0 pound per 100 gallons of spray water along with manufacturer’s recommended application rate for commercial biofungicides. Ensure proper mixing and suspension in the spray tank through adequate agitation. Always test for compatibility between PreBiotech and other products prior to application.