Seaweeds naturally contain a great deal of nutrients and compounds beneficial to plants: minerals such as nitrogen, potassium, calcium, magnesium, copper, but also amino-acids and complex sugars such as laminaran and fucoidan.
In particular, alginate acts as a chelating agent, facilitating the absorption of minerals in soils. Therefore, seaweeds are increasingly used as liquid seaweed extracts in agriculture.
Farmers applying seaweed-based extracts can limit the effect of climatic variations inducing abiotic stress such as drought and frost. Liquid seaweed extracts help to reduce the amount of fertilizers and crop protection products when applied at appropriate time.
Thus, those natural products are also increasing yield, improving the quality of crops and contributing to a more sustainable agriculture.
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ALGANACT™ RANGE OF AGRI-INGREDIENTS (AGRIS)
Leveraging its expertise in seaweed extraction process, Algaia has developed Alganact™, a new range of standardized seaweed-based extracts.
Available in liquid format, Alganact™ Agri-ingredients are produced in Brittany. Freshly-harvested seaweeds (Laminaria digitata and Ascophyllum nodosum species) are processed through an IP protected extraction/separation production line, without using any chemicals.
Our team has then developed optimized extracts featuring an homogeneous composition of natural nutrients and active compounds to provide formulators with the most reliable input.
NATURAL BENEFITS FOR INCREASED YIELDS
Alganact™ Agri-ingredients are:
- Naturally rich in chelating alginate for increased yields
- Standardized for a better control of inputs
- Easy to use as they can be blended with other compounds
Alganact™ Agri-ingredients are particularly well-suited to market garden, vineyard, orchard productions as well as sport turf.
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For any information on how to use our Agri-Ingredients (AGRIS), please contact our technical team directly.