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BioWash 25 is inexpensive and easy to apply. Dilutions are on the labels. Simply spray generously on leaves, stems, and trunks.
Dilutions: Follow label instructions.
The suggested ounces per acre can vary depending on the size of the plants. For example, small, newly emerged plants (6 to 12 inches high) may be covered with as little as three (3) ounces per acre. Large plants, such as mature tobacco and trees will require six (6) to eight (8)) ounces per acre and more water to thoroughly wet the leaves. Tree sizes vary from small shoots to large trees.
For very delicate plants such as lettuce, orchids, violets, etc., apply at ½ the generally recommended strength.
A single application in the early life of the plant produces larger, healthier, stronger roots that benefit the plant throughout its life. Optimum benefits are achieved with only three (3) applications per season for most crops. The first treatment should be applied within two weeks of emergence followed by two more applications at three-week intervals. Some exceptions apply. Rice and sugar cane benefit from monthly applications throughout the plant life.
20+ years of field reports from real farmers suggest the following general applications for various crops. Feel free to adjust per your local conditions. Repeat. BioWash is very forgiving. If it’s not applied perfectly, it will still produce benefits. To view examples, click here.
- Bushes, shrubs and ornamental trees – Apply monthly during the growing season.
- Field and row crops such as corn, soybeans, wheat, and similar crops – Apply three times at 15-day intervals.
- Flowers – Apply at 10 to 15-day intervals to extend blooming season.
- Forage, golf courses, lawns, pastures, turf, etc. Apply monthly for growth and to extend the growing season into winter.
- Rice – Apply four treatments at 14-day intervals until harvest.
- Root crops such as beets, potatoes, radishes, turnips. Apply at 14-day intervals until harvest.
- Trees*, including citrus and tropical fruits such as mango, papaya, etc. – Start before flowering, then monthly until one week before ripening commences. NOTE- Cease application before ripening commences.
- Trees*, including ornamentals, nuts, etc. – Apply monthly during the growing season.
- Trees*, including timber, cordwood, Christmas, etc. – Apply quarterly until harvest.
- Vegetables such as leafy vegetables – Apply weekly until one week before harvest.
- Vines such as cucumbers, melons, peppers, squash, tomatoes, watermelons. Continued spraying at 14-day intervals will extend the productive season.
- Soak tree roots with BioWash Soil Amendment one time in early spring.
In addition to stimulating growth, yield, nutrient content and profits, BioWash consumers enjoy additional benefits:
Growers report BRIX increases ranging from 20% to 40%, lasting three to four weeks. Benefits include increased photosynthesis, freeze damage resistance, insect resistance, sweeter taste, higher nutritional value, and more marketable produce. To enjoy these benefits, spray crops at three (3) or four (4) week intervals.
“DEAD” or DYING PLANTS or TREES
“Dead” or dying plants may be saved through ongoing treatment with BioWash. Drench all remaining leaves, the limbs, trunks, and roots, applying it every week until signs of life return. Applications can be reduced to once per month after that.
Healthy, robust plants with higher BRIX are more resistant to insects and diseases. A Florida botanist adds BioWash to special nutrients to rescue citrus groves from the Citrus Greening and other diseases.
BioWashed crops are more able to withstand drought stress. During a severe Texas drought, while neighboring ranchers lost their crops, a rancher who had BioWashed his oats enjoyed his “best crop ever” with the highest nutritional content. That season, New York corn fields barely produced even scrubby nubbins but one grower BioWashed her corn and produced exceptionally large, sweet ears.
FORAGE, HAY, PASTURES
Dairies report that BioWashed grass continues to grow an additional month into winter and averages an additional 30% greater weight per bale. Apply one quart of BioWash 25 per acre with sufficient water to wet the stalks and roots. Apply to stubble within two weeks after cutting and then repeat at three- or four-week intervals.
FRESHNESS AND MARKETABILITY EXTENSION
To extend freshness and edibility of produce and to dissolve oil encased dirt, insecticides and other contaminants in organic and non-organic produce, wash with BioWash. BioWash neutralizes the natural gas emitted by the plant to initiate ripening and eventual spoilage. To delay spoilage, spray or wash produce in a solution of BioWash. A five-minute exposure is recommended. Rinse well before consumption.
CAUTION: Never BioWash fruit at the beginning of its ripening stage as it can delay or stop the ripening process.
Continual treatments at regular intervals tend to keep the plants robust enough to reduce the likelihood of frost or freeze· damage down to 26°F. This offers about six degrees of safety. Some reports indicate success as low as 19F.
Application: If the crop has not been BioWashed, begin generous and repeated drenching with BioWash. This may save your income.
A California orange grower BioWashed his 4,450 trees ten days before a surprise 26°F freeze that destroyed 70% of the California citrus crop in his area. A neighboring grove lost every orange. The BioWashed grove suffered no loss.
In an exceptional example, a peach grower near Niagara Falls treated his 35 acres of peaches just prior to a 19°F.freeze. He was the only peach grower in the valley to enjoy a successful harvest. 1st EnviroSafety Inc. cannot guarantee 100% success in saving crops, but numerous growers do report good results with timely, inexpensive applications.
Frozen trees die slowly. BioWashing within a few days after the freeze may save them. Drench all leaves, limbs, trunk, and roots with BioWash. Repeat daily for one week.
For small, soft seeds, use no more than one tablespoon of BioWash per 12 gallons of water. Soak the seeds for a maximum of 20 minutes. You may also spray seeds after sowing and before covering them. Soak hard seeds (corn, beans, okra, etc.) several minutes. CAUTION – Overexposure of small soft seeds (turnips, radishes, tomatoes, etc.) may dissolve the seeds, preventing germination.
For damaged greens, drench the grass. Repeat at two-week intervals until lush again, and then treat monthly or in coordination with standard maintenance. If injected via regular or continuous watering, add one (1) ounce per 1,000 gallons. When combining with fertilizers or other nutrients, add one (1) ounce per five gallons of liquid nutrients.
Spray the cut area generously. Vivian Murray, the former owner of Tree House Nursery, improved grafting success from 40% to 90% after treating her BioWashing her plants.
There are numerous ways to grow via hydroponics. One successful grower adds only one (1) ounce of BioWash 25 per 500 gallons of liquid nutrients. His water circulates continuously.
BioWash has been found to prevent transplanting shock. Add one ounce of BioWash to 10 gallons of transplant water.
BioWash Soil Amendment
Dilutions: Unless otherwise noted, dilute at the rate of 1:600. Follow label instructions.
Most plants can survive in acidic soil but cannot flourish. Acidic soil has been a long-time problem, usually treated over several years with lime dust. BioWash Soil Amendment (pH 9.5 to 10.2) can replace lime dust treatments overnight. Drench the soil root-deep and agitate before planting. BioWash Soil Amendment works quickly but reaching the optimum pH for the plant may require testing. Repeat if needed.
ABSORB FERTILIZER RESIDUES left from previous seasons.
Agronomists advise that because natural plants and synthetic fertilizers are not compatible, plants often absorb as little as 30% to 50% of synthetic fertilizers. Unused nutrients accumulate over multiple seasons. BioWash Soil Amendment chelates the fertilizer molecules into smaller particles, making them absorbable by the plants. Application: Soak the soil surrounding the roots.
CONTAMINATED SOILS RECOVERY
Soils lose their fertility when synthetic chemicals in herbicides, insecticides, fertilizers, etc. accumulate over seasons and contaminate crop spoils. Solution: Drench the soil root deep one full day before planting.
Drenching tree roots restores some older, sick and dying trees and shrubs to health and production.
Suggestion: For enhanced health and production drench the roots of all trees one time per season.
Drench the area. Allow one week to work.
OIL & DIESEL CONTAMINATION
Drench and agitate the soil with the standard 1:600 dilution. Allow one week to work, continuing agitation. Test. If needed, increase the concentrate and repeat.