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biocontrols, bioworks inc, botrytis, Chris Hayes, Dr Chris Hayes, powdery mildew, sustainable cannabis, trichoderma -

Dr. Chris Hayes began his journey into biologicals while working on his PhD; then continued in the field as a scientist at Cornell University/NYSAES in Geneva, NY.  At Cornell, he worked on the strains of Trichoderma, T22 & G41, which would ultimately become the active ingredients in RootShield Plus.  He left Cornell approximately 25 years ago to help start BioWorks.  For the past quarter-century, he has worked in various areas within BioWorks with the ultimate goal of helping those interested in using biologicals to understand the do’s and don’ts to maximize the effectiveness of biologicals in programs to prevent plant sickness and loss. ...

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endomycorrhizae, jim eagan, mycorrhizae, mycorrhizal fungi, mycorrhizal inoculants, plant revolution, soil health, soil organisms, sustainability, trichoderma -

I know we’ve already done some podcasts discussing mycorrhizal fungi, including Episode 2 with Jeff Lowenfels that I suggest you check out. I wanted to do this interview though to get a different perspective on mycorrhizal fungi from someone who has been involved in the industry and selling and using it for over a decade. I’ve had my opinions based on the research I’ve seen regarding topics like using a single species vs diverse species of endomycorrhizal fungi, as well as the addition of Trichoderma to these mixes. Our guest this week is Jim Eagan. Jim has been working for Plant...

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