Three Steps to Effective Greenhouse Humidity Control

This graphic shows how net water vapor is removed when one uses ventilation as a means of dehumidification. The continuous cycle of removing net water vapor and adding heat during ventilation makes it an energy-intensive method of dehumidification. The best defense against fungal infection for high-value, susceptible greenhouse crops is to create environmental conditions that …

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST HYDROPONICS STARTER KIT FOR YOUR NEEDS

How To Choose The Best Hydroponics Starter Kit For Your Needs When you want to get going with hydroponics, the easiest way to do so is by purchasing a hydroponics starter kit. However, there are countless sites that sell these products, and knowing which one to put your trust in is important. Hydroponics Group has …

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Direct Vs. Diffuse Radiation — The Benefits And Drawbacks

Diffuse Light and its Effects in Greenhouses Getting the best output from a greenhouse will be a perpetual pursuit for the greenhouse grower.  When the conditions are just “right” for your crop, the results are stunning. What you decide to use for your greenhouse cover greatly impacts the results.  The particular covering that is selected …

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Effect of Transpiration on Plant Accumulation and Translocation of PPCP/EDCs

Abstract he reuse of treated wastewater for agricultural irrigation in arid and hot climates where plant transpiration is high may affect plant accumulation of pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) and endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs). In this study, carrot, lettuce, and tomato plants were grown in solution containing 16 PPCP/EDCs in either a cool-humid or …

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Advanced Aeroponic Cloning — THE SECRETS!

This article is about those methods that produce clones covered with roots from collars to cut…and with no loss of growth potential or yellowing above the collars. As always, I keep efficiency and scaled production in mind! Water Temperature. In cloning, warmer temperature speed cell divisions with diminishing returns at 87 °F (30 °C). However, this …

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10 Most Common Hydroponics Pests & Diseases And How To Fight Them!

Growing plants in your own hydroponic garden is hard enough as it is… After all, you have to pick the right nutrients. You have to get your water right. And you might even have to build your entire grow room from scratch. After all that hard work, when your plants finally start growing you may think you’ve made it because …

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