Biotic Factors

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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Scientists Are Gene-Editing Tomato Plants For The International Space Station

Go tiny or get out. Scientists at the University of California, Riverside, have gene-edited tomatoes to have tinier leaves and stems, which could make them more a productive crop for farmers with limited space to grow food. That could be, for instance, a small-scale farmer who thinks that gene-edited plants are still organic. It could be …

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Why use a hydroponics water chiller for my nutrient solution?

It’s a very overlooked issue of hydroponics that oxygen content in water is so important. Using a water chillier for a hydroponics nutrient solution can be highly beneficial for the rapid and healthy growth of plants because lower temperatures means higher oxygen content and larger yields. For example, a hydroponics system in most cases uses …

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10 Most Common Hydroponics Pests & Diseases & How To Manage Them

Growing plants in your hydroponic garden are difficult because it involves many complications Such as choosing the right nutrients, the use of appropriate water and might be you have to build grow room from scratch. After all that difficult work, when your plants start growing you may think you’ve made it since it would appear …

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High Ranked Hydroponic Fruit and Vegetables: An Excellent Source for Healthy Life

Hydroponics is a well-known scientific method commonly used for growing the fruits, vegetables and some other plants in water. There is no use of soil in the hydroponics system. The nutrients and minerals are added and well mixed in the water. The addition of mineral fertilizers is done according to the requirement of the crop …

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Fusarium Stem and Fruit Rot of Greenhouse Pepper

Introduction The disease was found in 1991 due to black pepper in commercial greenhouses in Ontario and British Columbia, Canada. Fruit production and plant losses were about 5%. Fusarium solani can attack a number of plants, including greenhouse vegetables. Many physiologic races were adapted to specific hosts.   Symptoms: Soft, dark brown or black cancers …

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Organic Hydroponic as a Hybrid Growing Method

Organic Waste streams often have a higher physiological nutrient content. The bound form, which is already melting and dissolves in varying degrees, e.g. Due to anaerobic digestion for wastewater treatment or biogas preparation. Environmental concerns related to artificial fertilization and waste production. Management, it is of interest to develop an efficient food production system, in …

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