Game changing plant nutrition
Arevo is a spin-out from Swedish forest biotech science, founded on Professor Torgny Näsholm’s ground-breaking research of the role of organic nitrogen in the nutrition of trees. He discovered that trees prefer organic nitrogen such as the amino acid arginine instead of nitrate and ammonia, which also holds for plants in general.
Arevos patents and products center around arginine. Arginine has very specific and beneficial properties as a nitrogen source available for direct uptake by plants. The result is improved growth and stress resistance with reduced environmental impact and simplified cultivation. Arevos arGrow® products qualify as plant biostimulants and they already comply with EU From Farm to Fork year 2030 targets on reduced nitrogen leakage and reduced use of fertilizers!
Arginine has a positive charge, forcing the nutrition to bind strongly to the negatively charged exchange sites in the soil. This leads to very low leakage of nitrogen compared to most other forms of nitrogen sources. The result is reduced impact on the environment and the environmental risk of eutrophication is minimized – the nitrogen from arginine ends up where it should be – in the plant and not in the surrounding environment!
The nitrogen from arginine ends up where it should be – in the plant and not in the surrounding environment!
The demand for Arevo products is growing rapidly, why we are building a production facility in Umeå, Sweden. With the technology verified and in use for forestry, we now engage in collaborations for agricultural crops – and we believe that plants can be made to grow for a healthy planet.