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Recover PO4


Active Ingredient:

Penicillium bilaii 
7.2 x 108 CFUs/ml

Formulation: Liquid
Crops: Alfalfa, Canola, Chickpeas, Corn, Dry Beans, Lentils, Peas, Soybeans, Wheat (spring and winter)
Application: On-seed
Package Size: 400 ml, 2 L


When and where to use Recover® PO4

Recover PO4 may always be applied to the seed as part of your overall phosphate fertility program planning.

1. Use Recover PO4 where soil tests show low to medium levels of available phosphate.

  • If soil tests recommend 10 to 15 lbs/acre of phosphate, just use Recover PO4
  • If soil tests recommend 15 to 25 lbs/acre of phosphate, apply the lower amount of recommended phosphate and use Recover PO4

2. Use Recover PO4 in fields with high pH and high calcium levels. These soils will more readily tie-up phosphate, so there is more available to be released for crop uptake.

3. Use Recover PO4 to reduce the amount of seed-placed phosphate to avoid any potential seedling damage from seed-placed phosphate applications.

Application Rates and Bare Seed Planting Window


Recover PO4  400ml

Recover PO4  2L

Crop Seed Inoculated Approx. Water Volume** Seed Inoculated Approx. Water Volume** Planting Window*
  lbs kgs gallons litres lbs kgs gallons litres days
Alfalfa 875 400 2 8 4,375 2,000 10 40 15
Canola 800 360 2 8 4,000 1,800 10 40 60
Chickpea 19,000 8,720 6.5 24 95,000 43,600 33 120 15
Corn 60 units (80K) 5.5 20 300 units (80K) 28 100 30
Dry Bean 13,500 6,125 5.5 20 67,500 30,625 28 100 15
Lentils 13,500 6,125 5.5 20 67,500 30,625 28 100 15
Peas 24,000 10,900 8.5 32 120,000 54,500 43 160 15
Soybean 275 units (140K) 5.5 20 1,375 units (140K) 28 100 30
Wheat 13,500 6,125 10.5 40 67,500 30,625 53 200 30


*Planting window for when Recover PO4 is applied to bare seed
**Recommended water volumes are guidelines for adequate seed coverage. When applying Recover PO4 with other products, adjust total volume to be applied to seed accordingly to ensure sufficient seed coverage and proper seed dry down and handling.

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