Patents / Products
SMCNPK18 is a bacterial consortium of three bacteria which is synergistically act for the enhancement of soil fertility. This three bacterial strains fix the soil nitrogen and solubilize potassium and phosphorous. The product was developed by Marian Center for Advanced Research (MCAR), Research Division of St. Mary’s College as a part of bringing scientific knowledge into the use of rural population. The major highlight of this product when compared with its commercially available counterpart is its cost. This product is made available to anyone in a cost of INR 30. The launching of SMCNPK18 was done by Adv. V.S.Sunil Kumar, Honourable Minister for Agriculture. The Minister handed over the product to Dr. Sr. Lekha, Provincial Councilor of Social Work Apostolate on 11th July 2019.
MECSMC11 is a prestigious product developed by Marian Center for Advanced Research (MCAR), Research Division of St. Mary’s College as a part of using technological knowledge to over the challenges of climatic changes. This is a Microbially treated compost that could reduce the required water for the growth of a plant. MECSMC 11 is a compost enriched with essential bacteria that are capable of retaining the nutrient balance in the soil and maintain the fertility of the soil and made available to public in the cost of INR 20. Smt. Ajitha Vijayan, Honourable Mayor, Municipal Corporation of Thrissur, released MECSMC11 and handed over to Sr. Pavithra, Head Mistress, Sacred Heart School, Thrissur in the presence of Mr.K.Mahesh, Councilor, Municipal Corporation of Thrissur on 19th July 2019.