Patent Number: 6,251,826

Title: Probiotic soil additive composition and method

Abstract: The invention includes probiotic soil additive compositions including pulverized alfalfa, a wetting agent, granular humate ore, and a calcium source for promoting healthy plant growth without pesticides. Methods are disclosed for applying the additive, and optimizing application to maintain a preferred ratio of bacterial to fungal biomass or mycorrhizal coverage of the roots to promote disease resistant plant growth. A method is disclosed for applying the composition to promote deterioration of thatch when grass is grown. When applied to grass turf the invention imparts resistance to common grass turf diseases.

Inventors: Kulik; Conrad J. (Fremont, CA)


International Classification: C05F 11/00 (20060101); A01N 025/12 (); A01N 065/00 (); C05F 011/00 (); C05G 005/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018