Algaia has been testing the efficacy of seaweed-based agri-ingredients, and in particular its Alganact EVP range, to promote the growth of leeks and reduce the use of chemical fongicides. The study is conducted in partnership with Sileban a local experimental station on vegetables and Labéo, a regional R&D laboratory. It is funded by the EU and the Normandy region. After several seasons of tests, results should be made available in 2021.
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