Squash / Cucurbit

Your squash crop has had significant years of yield but lately powdery mildew, early flowers, pests and blossom maturity have caused a substantial loss. You are looking for uniform size, reduced chemical inputs and well-shaped squash plants that produce over and over again.

Where do you find a product that is natural with this kind of results? VEGRO® will do this and more, exceeding your expectations every time.

-24%
Pow Mild with Vegro® added to the Ctrl
+6.3%
Vegro® help to improve efficacy fungicide
+22%
More Fruits with Vegro®
++
Healthier Crop
Agronomic Data
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Problem

Your crop is continuously exposed to stress and disease which alter the quality of your yield. The cost for more chemicals is cutting into profit margins and you want to improve on every aspect of your squash. Skin color, uniform sizes with an accelerated maturity would certainly be desired. But most of the time this requires more chemicals. Take a look at VEGRO®.

Solution

VEGRO® for squash is the answer. Our products generate a nice homogenous color with substantial early maturity and vibrant, rich stacks and leaves.

Quality yield + Healthier crop + More natural  =  More money and better return on investment!

VEGRO® is a new generation of potent bio stimulants based on natural and concentrated seaweed marine active ingredients. VEGRO® is formulated to promote:

  • Quality yields (x1.5 more ref/agronomic study)
  • Faster growth with early maturity rate
  • Solid quality flowering
  • Well balanced crop between vegetation and fruit-set
  • Reduced early drop and loss
  • Improved efficacy of fungicides (-64% powder mildew, -47% downy mildew)
  • Overall crop health
  • Anti-stress (negative stress)

VEGRO® is neither a fertilizer or fungicide but is a natural bio stimulant that works in combination with your fertilizer and fungicide. VEGRO® helps reduce the need for chemical input and improves the efficacy of your fungicides. Click here to read about our agronomic studies on different crops to demonstrate scientifically the performance of our products.

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VEGRO® Program

VEGRO® helps to restore and/or to improve cell's differentiation, cell's division and cell's enlargement or, in other words, to safely grow more and better. These applications increase and secure the pre-fertilization, fertilization and post-fertilization natural processes. It is at the fertilization that all natural genetic codes are set, it is the moment that everything is getting decided, then cell's elongation or enlargement it is the process to fill the cells. The quality of the flowering, the fruit-set, this is where you will get more fruits, more sizes, better shaped fruit. VEGRO® is also very performant at cell's enlargement and promotes so nice uniform sizes and earlier maturity. VEGRO® also produces another significant effect by promoting and improving the crop’s photosynthesis activity. The result: firmer fruit and less early fruit drop with an early maturity (nutrient uptake). It also improves the efficacy of your fungicides (proven efficacy, please refer to agronomic data).

Stages of Application

Every 7 Days

Program
1 Quart per Acre

5
Applications

1

(A) First flowers

2

7 Days after App A

3

7 Days after App B

4

7 Days after App C

5

7 Days after App D

Fruit - Strawberry Botrytis and Powdery Mildew icon

Fruit - Strawberry "special Botrytis & Powdery Mildew"

Objectives: Evaluate the interest of VEGRO® when in contact with diseases such as "Botrytis & Powdery Mildew".

Results:

+$777

ROI per acre +Vegro in [T5] Vs Grow Std [T3]

-64%

Botrytis Presence with Vegro®+fungicides

-36%

Botrytis presense with Vegro® + NO Fungicide

-63%

Pow Mild presence with Vegro+Fungicides

-44%

Pow Mild presence with Vegro® + NO Fungicide

+53%

More YIELD/acre with Vegro®+Fungicides Vs Ctrl

+20%

More YIELD/acre with Vegro®+Fungicides Vs Grow Std

+53%

More FLATS/acre with Vegro®+Fungicides Vs Ctrl

+20%

More FLATS/acre with Vegro®+Fungicides Vs Grow Std

+70%

More EARLY MATURITY with Vegro®+Fungicides

+57%

More EARLY MATURITY with Vegro® + NO fungicides

$$$

MORE YIELD & EARLY MATURITY

0%

With Vegro® zero Phyto-toxicity
Fruit - Strawberry quality yield, early maturity & health icon

Fruit - Strawberry "special quality yield, early maturity & Health"

Objectives: Evaluate the interest of VEGRO® for quality yield, health and early maturity

Results:

+20%

Extra Quality yield/acre when Vegro® (T1) is added to GS

+619 pcs

Extra Pieces of berry/acre collected when Vegro® (T1) added to GS

+33 lbs

Of extra weight (Lbs) when Vegro® (T1) added to GS

+18%

Extra weight count/acre when Vegro® (T1) added to GS

+4 flats

Full flats with Vegro® (out of the 6 picks of the trial)

+43%

Early maturity with Vegro® (three first harvests)

+72%

Early maturity with Vegro® on harvest #3

++

Uniform size berries with Vegro®

++

Healthier with Vegro®

0%

With Vegro® zero Phyto-toxicity

99.8%

Natural

++

Help to reduce chemical inputs
Fruit - Strawberry Yield - California icon

Supplemental Foliar program with VEGRO® for strawberry production in California

Objectives: To quantify seasonal yields of fresh market strawberries in a California environment utilizing Vegro®

Results:

+$2.560

More Net Return per acre in [T3] for the Grower

+25%

More NET Return in [T3] Foliar than in [T4] soil LR

+$2,049

More NET Return for the Grower with [T4] Soil Low Rate

+14.6%

Money wise ($), improvement rate (%) in [T3] Vs the Grower Std [T1]

2,529 Trays

Trays per acre for [T3]

+275 Trays

Trays per acre for [T3] Vs GS [T1]

+12.2%

More trays per acre in % with [T3] Vs GS [T1]

+20% W1

Yield/acre in Week #1 [T3] Vs [T1]

+35.6% W2

Yield/acre in Week #2 [T3] Vs [T1]

+14.5% W3

Yield/acre in Week #3 [T3] Vs [T1]

+58% [T3]

Early maturity happens during the 1st two weeks of harvest in [T3] Vs [T1]

0%

With Vegro® zero Phyto-toxicity
Fruit - Tomato - Bacterial spot icon

Fruit -Tomato "special Bacterial Spot disease"

Objectives: To demonstrate the capacity of Vegro® to improve the efficacy of the fungicides at helping to reduce the Bacterial spots on Tomato and also to promote a more natural agriculture. Main parameters monitored for this study: Pressure disease (severity) and Yield (weight & fruit counts) .

Results:

85.5%

[T1] Bacterial Spots' presence @ H4, untreated and with no Vegro®

71.3%

[T7] Bacterial Spots' presence @ H4 with Vegro® inside

-14.2%

[T7] Is the reduction rate in % for Bact. Spot Vs [T1]

-11.3%

[T6] Is the reduction rate in % for Bact. Spot Vs [T1]

+35.5%

[T7] Fruit count Vs [T1]

+17%

[T6] Fruit count Vs [T1]

+30.8%

[T7] More weight count Vs [T1]

+26.8%

[T6] More weight in Lb Vs [T1]

0%

Vegro® is zero Phytotoxicity
Fruit - Tomato for quality yield with Vegro® icon

Fruit - Tomato for quality yield with Vegro®

Objectives: Evaluate the interest of VEGRO® for tomato yield.

Results:

+21%

Extra yield in Fruit count when Vegro® added to GS (T1)

+340

Extra Pcs of fruit count when Vegro® added to GS (T1)

+15%

In Weight count when Vegro® added to GS (T1)

+58

Lbs of weight count when Vegro® added to GS (T1)

0%

Vegro® (T1) is zero Phyto-toxicity
Veggies - Bell peppers

Veggies - Bell peppers "special quality yield and Antrachnose disease"

Objectives: When applied by foliar spray, to demonstrate the ability of Vegro® to improve the efficacy of the fungicides for the antrachnose control and to help to grow more natural. Main parameters monitored for this study: Pressure disease (severity); Yield (weight & fruit counts) and fruit size distribution.

Results:

+8%

Vegro® brings +8% more efficacy to the fungicides between [T2] and [T3] GS

+65 Pcs

More fruit count between [T2] and [T3] GS

+25.5%

Fruit count wise, in % between [T2] and [T3] GS

+5 Lbs

More weight count between [T2] and [T3] GS

+16.7%

In percentage between [T2] and [T3] (Vegro® net contribution).

+6.2%

More LARGE sizes with Vegro® in [T2] than in [T3] GS

+2%

More JUMBO's size with Vegro® in [T2] than in [T3] GS

-2.5%

Less Trash for Grower in [T2] than [T3] GS

0%

Vegro® is zero Phytotoxicity
Veggies - Bell peppers - Bacterial spot icon

Veggies - Bell peppers "special Bacterial Spot disease"

Objectives: To demonstrate the capacity of Vegro® to improve the efficacy of the fungicides at helping to reduce the Bacterial spots on Pepper and also to promote a more natural agriculture. Main parameters monitored for this study: Pressure disease (severity); Yield (weight & fruit counts) and fruit size distribution.

Results:

-13%

Bacterial spot severity in [T3] Vegro® with no fungicides

-25%

Bacterial spot severity in [T5] Vegro® +Fungicides

+80%

More Fruit count [T3] Vegro® + NO fungicides

+138%

More Fruit count [T5] Vegro®+fungicides

+52%

More fruit weight [T3] Vegro® + NO Fungicides

+99%

More Fruit weight [T5] Vegro® + Fungicides

83%

More packout in [T3] Vegro® + NO Fungicides

+87%

More packout in [T5] Vegro® + Fungicides

13%

Waste for [T5] Vegro®+ fungicides (smalls & trash)

51%

Waste for [T1] Ctrl with no fungicides (smalls & trash)

0%

Vegro® is zero Phytotoxicity
Veggies - Squash

Veggies - Squash "special quality yield & Powdery Mildew" disease

Objectives: When applied by foliar spray, to demonstrate the ability of Vegro® to improve the efficacy of the fungicides by controlling better the Powdery Mildew reduction. In the meantime, it will help to grow more quality yield and more natural. Main parameters monitored for this study: Pressure disease on Powdery Mildew, weight count & fruit count.

Results:

+6.3%

Vegro® help to improve the efficacy of the fungicide. [T3] GS and [T4] GS+Vegro®

+52.5%

Progression rate of efficacy of the fungicide between [T3] GS and [T4] GS+Vegro®

-24%

Vegro® by itself helps reducing Powdery Mildew severity. [T1] Ctrl Vs [T2] Ctrl+Vegro®

+31 Pcs

More fruit count between [T3] GS and [T4] GS+Vegro®

+22%

More fruit In % fruit between [T3] GS and [T4] GS+Vegro®

+38 Pcs

More fruit count between [T1] Ctrl and [T2] Ctrl+Vegro®

+57%

More fruit count in % between [T1] Ctrl and [T2] Ctrl+Vegro®

+2 Lbs

More weight count between [T3] GS and [T4] GS+Vegro®

+5%

More weight count in % between [T3] GS and [T4] GS+Vegro®

+9 Lbs

More weight count between [T1] Ctrl and [T2] Ctrl+Vegro®

+100%

More weight count in% between [ [T1] Ctrl and [T2] Ctrl+Vegro®

0%

With Vegro® it is Zero Phytotoxicity
Veggies - Squash

Veggies - Squash "special Yield & Downy Mildew" disease

Objectives: When applied by foliar spray, to demonstrate the ability of Vegro® to improve the efficacy of the fungicides by controlling better the Downy Mildew reduction. In the meantime, it will help to grow more quality yield and more natural. Main parameters monitored for this study: Pressure disease on Downey Mildew, weight count & fruit count.

Results:

+9%

More efficacy of the fungicides when Vegro® is added to the GS [T3] GS and [T4] GS+Vegro®.(2nd check)

-15%

Less Downy Mildew severity when VEGRO® is added to the control. [T1] Vs [T2]

0%

Vegro® is zero Phytotoxicity

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