Microorganisms can be defined as tiny living things that cannot be seen with the naked eye, requiring specialised equipment such as a microscope to see them. They are also called “microbes”.

Characteristics of micro-organisms include:

Their rapid metabolic reactions.
– Their intense relationship with the environment with which they interact.
– Their high reproductive speed and their microhabitat.

Many microorganisms are used in industry to obtain various products, as there are many varieties, shapes and sizes. These include bacteria and fungi, among others.

Types of microorganisms in agriculture and applications:

There is a wide variety of beneficial micro-organisms for plants, which are essential for the improvement of nutrient and water uptake, as well as for increasing soil vitality.

In agriculture, the main groups are: rhizobacteria, mycorrhizae and trichodermas. Among their main agricultural applications are the fixation of atmospheric nitrogen and the solubilisation of poorly available nutrient sources.

It is worth mentioning the classification PGPR (plant growth promoting rhizobacteria), which is what these micro-organisms are known by. These are bacteria that live in the rhizosphere and colonise the roots of plants, thus positively influencing plant development.

On the other hand, it is also worth mentioning its use in seedbeds, increasing the speed of seed germination, since from germination to seedling emergence it has a direct impact on the growth of the stem and roots, thus increasing the probability of seedling survival.

Benefits of microorganisms in agriculture:

The interest in micro-organisms in agriculture is increasing, as their effectiveness has been proven in recent years. They are essential for maintaining soil fertility, thus achieving healthy and strong crops.

Among their many benefits, we can highlight the following:

  • Improved absorption of water and nutrients, solubilising nutrients such as P and K, and fixing atmospheric N2, converting them into forms that can be assimilated by plants.
  • Increased efficiency of photosynthetic activity and chlorophyll content.
  • They favour flowering, as well as the growth and development of fruits.
  • Promote seed germination.
  • Increase biodiversity and balance in the rhizosphere.
  • Increase root formation and protection.
  • Increase root formation and protection.
  • Regenerate the soil.
  • They compensate for nutritional needs and rebalance the plant.

All these benefits contribute to increased agricultural yields.

BIOFORCE Biofertilisers: Utility and Advantages:

At LIDA we have the BIORFOCE range, which is the perfect synergy between the benefits of microorganisms and biostimulants.

Within this innovative range, we find solutions such as Rental Bioforce, based on a combination of microorganisms, algae extract and humic extract. This product manages to improve the microbiological and physicochemical conditions of the soil, increasing vigour and health for optimum crop development.

On the other hand, Trilobite and Ammonite are based on rhizobacteria, which promote plant growth.

Trilobite is a biofertiliser, phosphorus and potassium solubiliser, with nitrogen fixer, increasing its concentration in the soil, which reduces nitrogen fertiliser units and increases the efficiency of phosphorus and potassium use.

Ammonite, on the other hand, is a nitrogen fixer. Among its benefits are the improvement of the physicochemical and biological characteristics of the soil, as well as the increase of root and plant growth and the increase of nitrogen available for the plant, which allows reducing the fertiliser units of this nutrient.

Remember that, if you need information about any of these products, you can contact our technical team at the following link


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