Main results 2016-2018.
Short synthesis of methodology and global results
–Preliminary tests on an imported soil enhancer - see results hereunder
–Small plots of 0.5 acre and 15acres
–First encouraging results on rooting and yield, when application in due time
–First tests with Humaterra IMSECS, H1Cl and HEHA3, both designed for cereals, not canola - see results hereunder
–Real farming condition testing: comparison of IMSEC applied ½ quarters against conventional control ½ quarters: total of 1400ac applied.
– Demonstration that beyond the positive effect on the soil, increased yields and profits are recorded
–Second year of tests with Humaterra specific IMSECs for cereals/row crops (HSECrop1) and canola (HSECan1). Quality problems with HSECrop 1 production, hence no results - see results for canola hereunder
–Real farming condition testing on ½ quarters against ½ quarter control (2300 ac applied)
Demonstration of increased yields in canola with specific IMSECS
- First independent trials
2016- indicative results. First Proof of concept
•Roots of the flax in the applied soils are 15% longer and stronger than the control.
•Stem’s of the flax in the applied soils have a significant larger diameter than those in the control soils.
•Yield in the applied soils (no Nitrogen) is 29% higher than the control soils (50lb N).
•On larger parcels, when the MSEs were applied as an addition at 90lb/acre to the conventional treatment, yield increases were measured for canola (+18%), oat (+8%) and mixed crops (+6%).