Entries by Joey van der Loo

Plant Signals

It’s every grower’s worst (but all-too-common) nightmare: Checking on your crop and finding out it’s infested with pests (or pathogens). Spraying pesticides only works curatively, so a preventive approach would be better. To be able to effectively prevent problems before they arise calls for a deeper understanding of plant health and signals, and that’s what […]

Diagnosing Problems

Knowing how to identify and fix problems in plants is an essential skill for farmers and gardeners alike. But, at the end of the day it’s always better to prevent problems from arising by understanding the underlying cause. When you provide the right nutrients to your plant from the beginning, in the right sequence and […]

Biochemical Sequencing 101

Traditional agriculture operates by looking at plant like they are machines. We tend to think a little different at Aptus. We believe we should look at plants as living creatures, just like you and me.

Fungone: User Guide

Fungone is a protected preventive foliar spray that decreases pathogen problems on leaves while increasing the plant’s resistance to future attacks. It helps prevent fungal, bacterial and viral problems by cleaning the leaf and creating conditions that do not favor pathogen development. It prevents future infections by producing a preventive shield over leaves, and is […]

Mycor Mix: User Guide

Mycor Mix contain fungal spores of various endomycorrhizal fungi. These special fungi have a symbiotic relationship with plants, which means they work together to make each other’s lives better. The fungi fetches nutrients and water for the plant in exchange for exudates (sugars) from the plant. To effectively inoculate your plants with Mycor Mix it’s […]

All-in-One Pellet: User Guide

Aptus All-in-one Pellet is a time-released 100% organic pellet fertilizer that provides complete nutrition for plant development for up to 3 months. Each application lasts 2-3 months and can be reapplies for longer cycles. It’s specially formulated with macronutrients and micronutrients, amino acids and biostimulants to enhance plant development over a period of time. All-in-One […]

Micromix Soil: User Guide

Micromix Soil is a high quality bacterial inoculant that has been formulated in collaboration with top universities in Europe. The specific bacteria strains are combined with a specific seaweed variety, Lithothamnium.