Frequently Asked Questions

How do mycorrhizae work?

Mycorrhizae fungi is a powerful biological organism which works with your plant. It attaches itself to the roots and grows out into the soil like a web. It absorbs nutrients and water from the soil and passes them on to the plant. The Plant in exchange, provides the mycorrhizae with carbohydrates and oxygen. This symbiotic relationship between the plants and mycorrhizae has been naturally perfected over several million years.

What are ectomycorrhizae and endomycorrhizae?

Primarily, there are two types of mycorrhizae, ectomycorrhizae and endomycorrhizae. They both are very similar in function, the main difference being in how they carry it out. 

Ectomycorrhizae “wraps” itself around the root tips of the plant, and that is where the symbiotic interchange happens.

Endomycorrhizae, on the other hand, penetrates the roots’ cells to facilitate the symbiotic nutrient exchange. About 85% of all terrestrial plant species in the world benefit from endomycorrhizae.

Which type of mycorrhizae does MycoGold® use in its products?

Due to its wide applicability, MycoGold® products feature the endomycorrhizae.

What packaging do you use?

All GoldenMyco and MycoGold® retail products (6oz and over) are packaged in certified, biodegradable pouches.

What is the shelflife of MycoGold® products?

Most MycoGold products have a shelf life of 18 months. Please follow the storage instruction on the package.

How do I use MycoGold® 's mycorrhizae products?

MycoGold® products can be used in multiple ways

  • Dry seed treatment
  • Hydroponic systems
  • Drip irrigation systems
Can I use fertilizers with MycoGold® 's mycorrhizae products?

Yes. You can continue using your fertilizer. In fact, our customers have seen their maximum per acre production increase after reducing fertilizer by upto 25%

When should I apply MycoGold® 's mycorrhizae products?

You can apply MycoGold® products and any stage. However, the best results are seen when MycoGold® products are applied as a seed coating and “dusted” on the roots and “sprinkled” in the soil when transplanting. For more details and complete guidance, please contact your local sales representative.

Can you use too much of MycoGold® 's mycorrhizae products?

Extremely unlikely. Using too much of any product would likely result in only wastage. For most feasible results, we suggest staying within the recommended dosages. Please speak with your local sales representative for more details on dosage and this will vary by crop/stage/type of use.

Can MycoGold® 's mycorrhizae products be used with hydroponics/drip irrigation?

Yes. When using MycoGold® products in drip irrigation systems, please ensure using filters of at least 40 mesh.