Azospirillum is nitrogen fixing bio inoculant suitable for all crops except legumes. Vox Agro is capable to produce ten tonnes of technical grade Azospirillum brasilense / Azospirillum lipoferum per day. This product is also available in combination with Azotobacter as combined formulation.
Brand name: VOX Nitromax
VOX Nitromax is combined product of Azospirillum and Azotobacter. Azospirillum works well with all crops where as Azotobacter gives excellent results when soils have rich organic matter content (more than 2%). As a combined product of Azospirillum and Azotobacter, Vox Nitromax combines the benefits of both inoculants in a single formulation.
The product is available as liquid formulation and lignite carrier based formulation.
Azospirillum & Azotobacter 1% (w/w)
Sticking agent – CMC – 1%.
Inactive Ingredients 98.0% (w/w) (Moisture 35%, lignite 63%)
Carrier based formulation is available in attractive one kg laminated poly pouches. The packing is moisture proof and well tolerates transportation and handling. The product is also supplied in bulk packing of 50kg/25 kg sizes in HDPE bags.
Liquid formulation is available in one Ltr HDPE containers and in 200 Ltr barrels.
Azospirillum is an associative type of bacteria, living in close proximity with the root zone. During unfavorable conditions it forms cyst which helps to tide over unfavorable conditions. Thus it thrives and maintains its population during favorable conditions. It fixes atmospheric nitrogen, provides 30 to 50% of nitrogen requirement of the plant. It produces plant growth hormones such as auxin and cytokinin.
Method of application:
The mixture of Azospirillum, Azotobacter (Vox Nitromax) and phosphate solublizing bacteria (Vox Phosphomax) can be used for non-leguminous crops-like cereals, oilseeds cotton, vegetable and all other crops which are usually planted as seeds.
For one kg of seeds about 40 grams of Vox Nitromax product is required. Mix required quantity of Vox Nitromax with equal quantity of Rice gruel. With this mixture, mix the required amount of seeds shade dry and after 24 hours, use the seeds of sowing.
Seedling Root dip:
Mix 2 Kg of Vox Nitromax with 50 lits of water. In this mixture, keep the seedling roots in immersed condition for 10 minutes and use the seedlings for transplantation in the field.
Mix about 5 kgs Vox Nitromax with 100 kgs of organic manure, keep the mixture under shade for one week and apply to the soil.
Dilute five kgs of Nitromax in 100 litrs of chemicals free, good quality water. Filter the mixture with a pure cloth; use the filtered solution in drip irrigation for one acre.
For liquid inoculants: Soil application Mix 3 Lrs of Vox Nitromax liquid formulation with 100 kgs of organic manure, keep the mixture under shade for one week and apply to the soil.
Vox Nitromax is recommended for all crops except all kinds of legumes. Vox Nitromax can be used along with Vox Phosphomax, Vox Tricon and Vox Fyton to provide nitrogen, phosphatic nutrition and to provide plant protection from diseases along with plant growth promotion.