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Recirculating Hydroponics: Maintenance and Best Practices

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Hydroponics is a term inclusive of many different, highly-varied systems of plant nutrient feeding. Some may classify hydroponic growing as any method utilizing soilless media, including peat-based potting mixes and coco coir. For the sake of this content, “hydroponics” will refer to systems that are recirculating in nature and utilize soilless, inert or inorganic media. Recirculating hydroponic operational systems include …

Heavy Metals

Heavy metals

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INTRODUCTION Plants take in nutrients from soil environments through their root system in order to grow and develop. These soil environments contain elements that are essential, beneficial, or detrimental to plant health, including heavy metals. Heavy metals relevant to plants include: Essential plant nutrients – zinc, manganese, iron, copper, nickel Beneficial plant nutrients – cobalt Detrimental heavy metals – lead, …

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Synthetic Vs Organic

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SYNTHETIC VS. ORGANIC PLANT NUTRIENTS Plant nutrients are inorganic elements such as zinc or magnesium that are absorbed by plant roots in order to fuel growth and development. Most of the nutrients required for plant growth are already present in traditional soil, although not always in the required volume or form. In contrast, given the use of inert media, hydroponic …