Source: Tiger-Sul Products Co.

H.J Baker's Tiger-Sul Products (Canada) Co. announced that the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) has granted listings for Tiger Micronutrients Zinc 4% and Tiger Micronutrients Copper 12%.

Tiger Micronutrients Zinc 4% provides a cost effective method of correcting Sulphur and zinc deficiencies which causes a reduction of photosynthesis within the plant (yellow effect). The low zinc analysis allows for optimum feeding sites for emerging plants. Clean handling, increased feeding sites, ultra low heavy metal contents, and uniform sizing makes this zinc source a premium blendable product.

Tiger Micronutrients Copper 12% is a micronutrient fertilizer that provides excellent handling characteristics. It also provides a cost effective method of correcting Copper deficiencies. Copper deficiencies vary with crop type. Symptoms such as younger yellowing leaves in corn, to stem head melanosis and take -all root rot disease in cereals, as well as a chlorotic blue-green cast called "turgor" observed in many vegetables.

Tiger-Sul's Jeff Ivan states, "Tiger-Sul Products is pleased to offer a complete line of OMRI listed Sulphur based fertilizers and sulphur based micronutrient fertilizers to our customers. Many of our organic growers are looking for improved fertility options and the Organic listing of our Tiger Micronutrients Zinc, Copper, Iron and Manganese will allow for improved uptake for organic crops. The added value of Sulphur in the formulation will enhance nitrogen utilization as well as Phosphate and micronutrients on soils with a pH above 6.5. Elemental Sulphur is beneficial for sulphur oxidizing bacteria as it is a food source and builds the bacteria levels in soils that receive elemental sulphur based fertilizers.

The Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) provides growers, manufactures, and suppliers an independent review of products intended for use in certified organic production, handling and processing. OMRI reviews by applying the products against the National Organic Standards.