pelgel sticker

K N and P J Harris ecoli at cix.compulink.co.uk
Sun Apr 28 03:56:43 EST 1996


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> From: Laing at micr.unp.ac.za (Mark.Laing)
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> Date: Tue, 23 Apr 1996 08:02:26 GMT
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> A query on a product called Pelgel.  It is kind of glue used to stick 
> biocontrol agents, rhizobium, fungicides, etc. to seeds.  It is good 
because 
> it sticks really well but is non-phytotoxic.
> The problem is that I do not know where the company is who 
manufactures it.  
> Please can someone let me know the company's name, address, fax 
number, e-
> mail address.
> 
> Thanks
> MDL
As far as I remember the Australians were using Gum Arabic and other 
natural gums for sticking rhizobium to seeds some 15 to 20 years ago. 
Not only stuck them down but conferred a bit of desiccation protection 
as well.
Peter Harris,
Reading.UK.





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