Dustex is an organic, non-toxic sand and soil stabiliser which, when applied to the broadacre, binds surface particles, arrests soil erosion, controls dust and facilitates plant regeneration.
A lignosulphonate liquid concentrate, Dustex is readily water-soluble and when sprayed directly onto the surface at recommended rates will consolidate the soil particles to form a bonded crusty layer, trapping the sub-surface moisture.
The improved water economy assists seed germination and, with the product’s natural nutritive components, promotes the establishment of vigorous young plants.
Dustex is hygroscopic. Moisture drawn from the atmosphere increases the plasticity of the treated surface which allows normal growth of new vegetation.
The durability of the treatment is determined by the strength of the Dustex mixture, the evenness of application and the depth of penetration into the soil. For protection against wind erosion the minimum recommended thickness of the treated surface layer is 3-5mm, and for protection against wind erosion and moderate dynamic loads, 10-15mm.