Which Rhizobia Inoculates Which Crop?
This is one of the most commonly asked questions. It’s also one of the most important in choosing an inoculant that will maximize crop production and ensure nitrogen fixation. To assist in making an informed decision, we’ve posted this guide as a convenient reference. We’ve also added each product label developed and manufactured by ABM® to our website for you to download. If you have further questions or need assistance in choosing a product, please contact us here.
Rhizobia species: Bradyrhizobium japonicum
Treats all varieties of soybeans (Glycine max, Glycine soja).
Peas, Lentils , Vetches & Faba Beans (Pisum spp., Lens spp., Vicia spp., Lathyrus spp.)
Rhizobia species: Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar viceae
Treats the following varieties: Austrian winter pea, Chickling vetch, Common vetch, Faba bean, Field pea, Flat pea, Garden pea, Hairy vetch, Lentil, Manantha vetch, Narrowleaf vetch, Purple vetch, Rough pea, Specter pea, Sweet pea, Tangier pea, Trapper pea
Peanuts , Cowpeas & Lespedeza
Rhizobia species: Bradyrhizobium spp.
Treats the following varieties: Acacia, Adzuki bean, Alyce clover, Asparagus-bean, Black eyed peas, Centrosema, Common lespedeza, Cowpea, Desmodium spp.. Hairy indigo, Jackbean, Jointvetch (Aeschynomene), Korean lespedeza, Kudzu, Mung bean, Patridge pea, Peanut, Pigeon pea, Pink eyed purple hull pea, Sericea lespedeza, Siratro, Slender bushclover, Sunn crotalaria, Tepary bean, Velvet bean, Wild indigo, Winged bean, Winged crotalaria
Alfalfa & Clovers Combination
Rhizobia species: Sinorhizobium meliloti and Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar trifolii
Treats all species listed in both the alfalfa/sweet clover and in the true clover groups. Alfalfa & Sweet Clovers (Medicago spp., Melilotus spp.)
Rhizobia species: Sinorhizobium meliloti
Treats the following varieties: Alfalfa, Bitter clover (sour), Black medic, Button clover, California bur-clover, Fenugreek, Hubam sweetclover, Little bur-clover, Snail bur-clover, Spotted bur-clover, Tifton bur-clover, Tubercle bur-clover, Yellow alfalfa, Yellow sweetclover, True Cl overs (Trifolium spp.),
Rhizobia species: Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar trifolii
Treats the following varieties: Alsike clover, Ball clover, Berseem clover, Bigflower clover, Carolina clover, Cluster clover, Crimson clover, Hop clover, Hungarian clover, Ladino Red clover, Large hop clover, Persian clover, Puff clover, Rabbitfoot clover, Seaside clover, Small hop clover, White clover, Zigzag clover
Dry & Snap Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris, Phaseolus coccineus)
Rhizobia species: Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar phaseoli
Treats the following varieties: Black beans, Cranberry beans, Field/canning beans, Garden or string beans, Great Northern beans, Kidney beans, Navy beans, Pink beans, Pinto beans, Scarlet runner beans, Snap beans, Wax beans
Rhizobia species: Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar viceae and Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar phaseoli and Bradyrhizobium spp.
Treats the following varieties: Acacia, Adzuki bean, Alyce clover, Asparagus bean, Austrian winter pea, Black beans, Centrosema, Common lespedeza, Common vetch, Cowpea, Cranberry beans, Desmodium spp., Faba bean, Field or canning beans, Field pea, Flat Pea, Garden or string beans, Garden pea, Great Northern beans, Hairy indigo, Hairy vetch, Jack bean, Jointvetch (Aeschynomene), Kangaroo-thorn, Kidney beans, Korean lespedeza, Kudzu, Lentil, Lima bean, Manantha vetch, Mung bean, Narrowleaf vetch, Navy beans, Partridge pea, Peanut, Pigeon pea, Pink bean, Purple vetch, Rough pea, Scarlet runner beans, Sericea lespedeza, Sirato, Slender bushclover, Snap bean, Specter pea, Striped crotalaria, Sunn crotalaria, Sweet pea, Tangier pea, Tepary bean, Velvet bean, Wax beam, Wild indigo, Winged bean, Winged crotalaria