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Tricolime Development

Why is it in the news?

  • ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research (IISR), Kozhikode, has introduced a new granular lime-based Trichoderma formulation known as
  • Trichoderma is a naturally occurring fungal biocontrol agent found in all soils, belonging to the genus of fungi.
  • Tricolime integrates Trichoderma with lime into a single product, simplifying the application process for farmers.

Significance of Tricolime

  • Tricolime serves as both a bio-pesticide and a bio-fertilizer in crop production.
  • It promotes plant growth and protects crops from soil-borne pathogens, offering a comprehensive solution in a single application.
  • Tricolime enhances the physical condition of the soil, improves secondary nutrient availability, and stimulates soil microbial activity.
  • The integration of Trichoderma and lime into one product makes Tricolime user-friendly and convenient for farmers.

Overall Impact on Agriculture

  • Tricolime’s dual functionality contributes to healthier plant growth, shields crops, improves soil conditions, and enhances overall soil health.
  • The development of Tricolime represents an innovative approach, streamlining pest control and fertilization in a single application.
  • Tricolime aligns with sustainable agriculture practices by providing a comprehensive solution that reduces the need for multiple applications.
  • Farmers benefit from the ease of application, reduced complexity, and improved efficiency in managing both pest control and soil fertility in their crops.

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