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What are EM-1 Microorganisms?Updated 6 months ago

EM-1 (Effective Microorganisms-1) contains a specific blend of beneficial microorganisms. These microorganisms are naturally occurring and are not genetically modified. The primary groups of microorganisms in EM-1 include:

Lactic Acid Bacteria: These bacteria are similar to those used in the fermentation of dairy products like yogurt and cheese. They produce lactic acid from sugars and carbohydrates, which can help lower the pH of the soil, creating an environment less favorable for harmful pathogens.

Yeast: Yeasts in EM-1 are involved in the fermentation process and produce bioactive substances like hormones and enzymes that can promote plant growth. They also help in breaking down organic substances, contributing to soil health.

Phototrophic Bacteria: Also known as photosynthetic or purple non-sulfur bacteria, these microorganisms use sunlight to produce energy. They play a significant role in the nitrogen cycle and can help improve nutrient availability to plants.

These microorganisms work synergistically in EM-1 to enhance soil quality, promote plant growth, and improve the overall health of the environment where they are applied. They contribute to a balanced microbial ecosystem, which is crucial for sustainable and organic farming practices.

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