What is Particle Film Technology (PFT)?

It is a combined synthesis of mineral technology, insect behavior and light physical knowledge. Used for climate conditions, pest control and plant physiology. The main raw materials are mainly aluminosilicate minerals. White, non-porous, non-swelling, low abrasive, fine-grained, plate-shaped, easily dispersible in water, 100% natural, chemical inert (does not react) over a wide pH range.

When PFT is applied, the plant is completely covered, making it unrecognizable to pests; The insects lose their ability to move and feed. Effect of PFT on insects; repellent, prevent laying eggs, prevent feeding and movement, or even in the form of invisible environment for some.

How is Particle Film Technique Applied?

  • Clay minerals are micronized,
  • Metal and other impurities are extracted,
  • Some are calcined according to the purposes,
  • Other additives are added according to the purposes,
  • 99% and higher purity is obtained,
  • 85% and above brightness is obtained,
  • It should be light reflective.

Properties of Particle Film Technology:

  • Mineral particle is chemically inert,
  • Particle diameter is less than 2 µm,
  • Film is Spreader and homogeneous,
  • Transmits photosynthetically active radiation (PAR),
  • Doesn’t let to pass ultraviolet radiation (UV) and infrared radiation (IR) upto a certain level,
  • Changes insect / pathogen behavior,
  • Fully removable from plant after harvest,

Benefits of Particle Film Technology:

  • Decreases tree crown temperature, cool down plants, decreases water loss with sweating and increases water usage efficiency.
  • Stomata continue to increase photosynthesis activity and carbon assimilation rate increases.
  • Fruit yield and quality (color, smooth shape, taste) are increasing.
  • Increases fruit eyes formation of next year.
  • Fruits are prevented from sunburn damage and temperature stress disorders.
  • Flowers, leaves and fruit spills are reduced. Some fruits (such as fig) premature ripening, drying, spill is reduced.
  • Provides rapid development and growth in young plants.
  • Pest attacks are reduced.
  • The formation and transmission of fungal, bacterial and viral diseases is prevented.
  • Reduces disturbances and damages on next year’s fruit eye formation from extreme heat and severe light effects.
  • Reduces the formation of deep-slit, spur and twin fruit in hard fruit.
  • Reduces periodicity by creating more fruit eyes.
  • Reduces hot and cold wind damages.
  • Reduces high day and night temperature difference shock.
  • Reduces shoot burns, branch and stem shell burns. Prevents necrotic tissue death.