Japanese appear ready to mass produce Siberian soil cleaning agent

Japanese appear ready to mass produce Siberian soil cleaning agentA Japanese company is ?interested? in a new soil cleaning agent developed in Siberia?s Kemerovo, and is considering setting up its serial production in Japan

A new soil cleaning agent called Gumat, developed in Siberia?s Kemerovo, is making inroads into Japan, announced the Kemerovo Institute of Food Science and Technology (KemIFST), the leading regional educational and research organization training engineers for food industry and applied biotechnology. KemIFST?s Yuri Sidorin, Olga Babich and Olga Shishko, the project developers, presented the agent earlier this month at the BioJapan-2013 international business forum in Japan?s Yokohama. Gumat is an agent believed to be able to process such soil impurities as phosphates and heavy metals into fertilizers. At the heart of the technology are nanosilver-modified humates, the substances containing a consortium of microorganisms (bacteria) capable of decomposing other substances, reducing them to microelements...