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    How does Silasil Energy XD work?

    Silasil Energy XD combines the three lactic bacteria strains Lactobacillus diolivorans, Lactobacillus rhamnosus and Lactobacillus buchneri in a highly effective manner. Its production relies on special  technology. The combination of these three strains provides a particular metabolic synergy that ensures that carbohydrate-rich energy crops are preserved more rapidly for biogas production.

    The metabolism of L. diolivorans determines the effectiveness of Silasil Energy XD. Short generation times and substantial competitive strength give the selected strains of bacteria clear advantages over harmful natural microbes.

    The rapid formation of lactic acid in the early fermentation phase creates the basis for the synthesis of additional metabolites with preserving effects (e.g. acetic acid, 1-propanol).

    These heterofermentative processes ensure that high-quality silage can be protected substantially more quickly against energy losses caused by moulds and yeasts. All of the synergistic metabolic processes of this combination of bacteria strains only consume minimum energy for themselves.

    The only biogas additive approved by the DLG

    DLG approved silage additive

    Silasil Energy XD is the only biogas silage additive approved by the DLG (German Agricultural Society) for increased methane yield and improved aerobic stability.

    Find out more by downloading >Silage Energy XD Product Card

    Development graphs

    Here are graphs showing the typical development of specific fermentation products in maize silage treated with Silasil Energy XD.

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