Plant Power Products BV is specialised in the use of chitin in agriculture and horticulture.
After cellulose, chitin is the most common bio-polymer on earth and it is extracted from the exoskeleton of crabs and crustaceans. Chitin is completely degradable to carbon dioxide, water and nitrogen compounds and is therefore a completely biological product.
Since the 1970s, studies have confirmed that the product has a positive effect on disease resistance in crops.
Chitin can be converted into chitosan by de-acetylation or enzymes.
As the European and Dutch approvals of more and more (chemical) crop protection products expire, the grower will notice that there are fewer and fewer alternatives available. Chitosan hydrochloride can be a useful addition and in some cases can replace regular pesticides. Plant Power Products is specialised in the use of chitosan hydrochloride in agriculture and horticulture. Plant Power Products was established with the aim of increasing awareness and use of chitosan hydrochloride in agriculture and horticulture.