Probiotic for plants Fitop use: vegetable crops, park plants, horticultural crops, grain crops, spice plants, forage plants, tea and coffee plants

Probiotic for plants Fitop 8.67: Instruction for application

Fitop 8.67

FITOP is a biological active agent for organic farming.

This probiotic contains strains Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus amyloliquefaciens selected by certain industrial qualities. The given bacterial strains have been isolated from the soil of the Siberian environmentally pristine areas and now they are deposited in the Russian Collection of Industrial Microorganisms (VKPM) and the Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH European collection of microorganisms and cell cultures (DSMZ): Bacillus subtilis-VKPM B-10641 (DSM 24613) and Bacillus amyloliquefaciens-VKPM B-10642 (DSM 24614); В-10643 (DSM 24615).

There are more than 3500 species of Bacillus. Each strain has its own unique properties. We selected only those strains which can detect pathogens (e.g., bacteria that cause root rot, bacterial diseases, cancer, scab and other diseases); and their metabolites suppress the growth and development of putrefactive bacteria.

Reproducing in artificial way, the bacteria lose their properties. Therefore, special technologies to grow a pure culture and to enhance the natural properties of these pathogenic microbes were developed.

The main properties are the following:

- to increase the germination energy, total and root plant biomass;

- to promote developing nitrogen and phosphorus bacteria-producers in the soil;

- to regulate the required microbial composition of soil;

- to inhibit significantly pathogenic, opportunistic pathogenic and putrefactive microflora;

- to increase stress resistance of plants to herbicides and adverse weather conditions (frost, drought, etc.) owing to antidepressant properties.

- to increase crop preservation and storage.

Moreover, in the process of their reproducing additional properties can be added, they can "be trained" to perform tasks for a particular purpose. After "training" the strains are placed in the medium where they are able to maintain their properties.

Then, the preparations of FITOP product line with these “trained” strains are produced. These preparations contain strong bacteria concentrates. Liquid as a preparative form has been chosen because of their ease of storage and transportation.

Depending on the purpose (to terminate this or that infection), a series of products FITOP were developed. The all-purpose agent is FITOP 8.67. It is capable to struggle against a wide range of diseases such as various types of rots, wilts, bacterial galls, scabs, favus, blights, anthracnose, mildew, columnar rusts, patches, molds and others.

Inhibitory Activity of Industrial Strains of Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus amyloliquefaciens against Plant Disease Agents

If there appears need to deal with other diseases, these strains or other specially selected strains of Bacillus or other bacteria will be trained to inhibit and/or kill the bacteria that cause the disease.

The disease control is based on only the natural principle: one bacterial species with its metabolic end products creates intolerable conditions for the existence of another (a pathogenic agent). The environment does not suffer as the preparation is natural and does not contain any chemicals.

These drugs have been successfully used in Russia, Italy (kiwi and pine plantations) and some former countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Ways of Fitop application



Effect of bacterial strains on lignified sea-buckthorn cuttings after watering the soil with the preparations in the concentration of 105 CFU/ml after planting in May. Effect of bacterial strains on transplanted strawberry tufts (5 plants in each bunch). The treatment was made with watering the soil with Fitop 8.67 in the concentration of 105 CFU/ml in early August. Effect of bacterial strains on the growth of fruiting strawberry plants. Treatment: the roots were steeped in the solutions of Fitop 8.67 with the concentration of 105 CFU/ml before planting in early June. Effect of bacterial strains on lignified black currant cuttings (variety Lama) after watering the soil with preparations in concentration of 105 CFU/ml after planting the cuttings in May.


In modern agriculture one of the acute problems is a complex stress caused by adverse environment factors in cultivated plants:

  • soil and climate;
  • adverse weather conditions;
  • biotic factor (phytopath ogens, pests, weed vegetation);
  • anthropogenic factor (intensive agricultural use, environmental pollution)...  see more
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