The drug "Epin-extra" is one of the most popular and in demand among flower growers and summer residents in our country. Artificially synthesized phytohormones, which are necessary for the full growth and development of any plants, are part of the product, and not only help to increase yield indicators, but also protect crops from the adverse effects of the environment.
Similar biological growth stimulants and immunomodulators have become widely used relatively recently., but have already managed to win many positive reviews and get a high rating of effectiveness.
The composition of the drug and instructions
The biostimulator "Epin" is characterized as a highly effective fertilizer, and a solution based on it has a versatile effect and is used for the following purposes:
- decrease in the volume of heavy metals in the plant;
- decrease in nitrate accumulation rates;
- adaptation of plants and crops to cold and dry periods;
- increased resistance to sunburn;
- increased resistance to diseases and pests;
- increased stress tolerance during transplantation;
- increased resistance of tomatoes to late blight;
- seed treatment with a solution in order to accelerate germination and increase germination rates;
- increase in indicators of the general productivity of plants.
The fertilizer synthesized under artificial conditions is a powerful analogue of a natural substance. The composition of the drug was developed by the company "NEST-M". The authorship belongs to N.N. Malevannoy.
Pure preparation "Epin" is an alcohol solution of epibrassinolide at a concentration of 0.25 g / l, the release of such fertilizer was suspended. A fitting replacement for the original composition was Epin-Extra. It is more convenient to use a solution with a reduced concentration of epibrassinolide, and today this active substance is produced by microbiological technology. Each package is accompanied by instructions for usethanks to which it is very easy to use the adaptogen preparation.
"Epin-extra": fertilizer for plants
Use for seedlings
The use of "Epin" when growing seedlings of both vegetable or green crops, and indoor plants, allows to achieve the highest possible results. Each plant needs an individual approach, and the method of pre-planting processing may vary depending on the type of crop.
|Name of culture||Features of use||Amount of drug||Amount of water|
|Vegetable Seed||Dilute the working solution and soak the seeds for five hours at a temperature of 19-20 ° C||A couple drops||100 ml|
|Flower seed||Dilute the working solution and soak the flower seeds for eight hours at a temperature of 19-20 ° C||Four drops||100 ml|
|Bulbs of flower crops||Soaking in a working solution before planting for a day||1 ml||2 l|
|Cuttings are green or lignified||Soaking in working solution before planting for twelve hours||1 ml||2 l|
|Grown seedlings||Spray with a working solution at the stage of a pair of real leaves and a couple of days before transplanting to a permanent place||Five drops||500 ml|
|Seed potato||Spraying prepared tubers with working solution before planting||1 ml||250 ml|
You should use the drug, diluted in strict accordance with the instructions: even a weak overdose can have a negative effect on the growth and development of the plant. If the Epin-Extra is diluted correctly, then the preparation practically does not pose a danger to humans and pollinating insects and belongs to hazard class III-B. After preparation, the solution can be stored in a dark place for no more than a day. The duration of the effect of the drug on the culture is about two weeks, after which "Epin-extra" is completely removed from the plant.
Application for indoor and other plants
Spray gardening vegetative plants should be in the morning or after sunset, choosing a dry and calm day for this event. To obtain a standard working solution, it is necessary to dilute 1 ml (forty drops) of the drug in 5 l of water at room temperature. When spraying indoor or garden crops, it is necessary to carry out uniform wetting of the leaves.
|Name of culture||First processing time||Additional Processing Dates|
|Watermelon and melon||After the appearance of the fifth true leaflet||Flowering phase|
|Eggplant||The stage of mass formation of buds||Flowering phase|
|Pepper||The stage of mass formation of buds||Flowering phase|
|Grape||Differentiation of inflorescences||Mass flowering phase|
|White cabbage||Outlet formation||Not used|
|Potatoes||Stage budding||Not used|
|Onion set||The appearance of several leaves 5-6 cm long||Not used|
|Cucumbers||The formation of the third true leaflet||Stage active budding|
|Fruit and berry plants||The stage of formation of buds||Three weeks after the first treatment|
|Tomatoes||The stage of formation of buds||The formation of the first fruit brush|
|Flower crops, including roses||Budding phase||Not used|
|Coniferous plant resuscitation||In the presence of visible and significant damage||Three weeks after the first treatment|
Analogues of the drug
A natural biological plant stimulant called "Epin-maxi" is an adaptogen with a pronounced anti-stress effect and, along with "Epin-extra", receives very flattering reviews from gardeners, gardeners and vegetable growers. The active ingredient in the aginomix "Epin-maxi" is brassinolide at a concentration of 0.025g / kg, and a convenient dosage makes it easy to perform a standard dilution of the drug to obtain a highly effective working solution.
Many owners of garden and household plots have successfully used both drugs not only in standard treatments, but also as immunostimulants in adverse growing conditions.
Among the popular and well-known domestic gardeners analogues "Epina-extra" can also include:
- Zircon, diluted at the rate of one drop per 250 ml of water;
- "Domotsvet", bred at the rate of two drops per 500 ml of water;
- "Rabav", bred at the rate of two drops per liter of water;
- "Ecosil" or "Novosil", bred at the rate of five drops per liter of water;
- "Vitalizer NV-101", bred at the rate of two drops per liter of water.
"Epin-extra": instructions for use
Even with a significant decrease in temperature, lack of lighting and diseases, spraying, carried out every 7-10 days, allow plants to quickly grow stronger and form a rich, high-quality crop.