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Bacteria help to increase honey bees productivity

 
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The article below would be very interesting and usefull for organic gardeners, eco farmers and beekeepers: Effective Microorganisms notably increase bee colonies productivity, as proved by my friend, professional beekeeper from Serbia: https://ecominded.net/bacteria-help-bees - please read and share his article with like-minded friends!

 
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The person who did the study is also the person who is selling, so it may or may not be bias.

That said I have often thought about this myself and wondered what that ratios should be. I am glad to year that 5% gives a 24% increase. I wonder if the honey could now be considered a probiotic. Are the microbes just dormant or did they die off as the sugar concentration increased.

Effective Microorganisms (EM) is a culture made from a combination of photosynthetic bacteria, lactic acid bacteria, yeasts, and actinomycetes. In my pondering to make it food grade I was going to use kefir microbes (listed below) but I wonder where I could get the food grade photosynthetic and actinomycetes from?

BIFIDOBACTERIA / LACTOBACILLI
Bifidobacterium psychraerophilum *
Lactobacillus acidophilus
Lb. brevis [Possibly now Lb. kefiri]
Lb. casei subsp. casei
Lb. casei subsp. rhamnosus
Lb. paracasei subsp. paracasei
Lb. fermentum
Lb. cellobiosus
Lb. delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus
Lb. delbrueckii subsp. lactis
Lb. fructivorans
Lb. helveticus subsp. lactis
Lb. hilgardii
Lb. helveticus
Lb. kefiri
Lb. kefiranofaciens subsp. kefirgranum
Lb. kefiranofaciens subsp. kefiranofaciens
Lb. parakefiri
Lb. plantarum

STREPTOCOCCI / LACTOCOCCI
Streptococcus thermophilus
St. paracitrovorus ^
Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis
Lc. lactis subsp. lactis biovar. diacetylactis
Lc. lactis subsp. cremoris
Enterococcus durans
Leuconostoc mesenteroides subsp. cremoris
Leuc. mesenteroides subsp. mesenteroides
Leuc. dextranicum ^

YEASTS
Dekkera anomala t/ Brettanomyces anomalus a
Kluyveromyces marxianus t/ Candida kefyr a#
Pichia fermentans t/ C. firmetaria a
Yarrowia lipolytica t/ C. lipolytica a
Debaryomyces hansenii t/ C. famata a#
Deb. [Schwanniomyces] occidentalis
Issatchenkia orientalis t/ C.krusei a
Galactomyces geotrichum t/ Geotrichum candidum a
C. friedrichii
C. rancens
C. tenuis
C. humilis
C. inconspicua
C. maris
Cryptococcus humicolus
Kluyveromyces lactis var. lactis #
Kluyv. bulgaricus
Kluyv. lodderae
Saccharomyces cerevisiae #
Sacc. subsp. torulopsis holmii
Sacc. pastorianus
Sacc. humaticus
Sacc. unisporus
Sacc. exiguus
Sacc. turicensis sp. nov
Torulaspora delbrueckii t
Zygosaccharomyces rouxii

ACETOBACTER
Acetobacter aceti
Acetobacter rancens

OTHER BACTERIA
Bacillus sp.
Bacillus subtilus sp.
Micrococus sp.
 
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I did see this cool info about a medicinal/food grade version called EM-X1. It seems like they are using purified extracts, not the who product. But I wonder what the species mix is.
 
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Please refer to this article: https://ecominded.net/effective-microorganisms-em-technology-in-plants for instruction on how to use living bacteria as biofertilizer.
 
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