COMPARISON OF OPEN AND CLOSED GROWING METHODS ON PEAT AND ROCKWOOL AND THE LEACHING OF NUTRIENTS

M.-L. Bartosik, K. Salonen, R. Jokinen, K.R. Hukkanen
The advised fertigation levels in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) growing are up to 40 % more than the plant requires. The comparison between open and closed growing systems indicated that it is possible to prevent leaching by using closed growing systems, but not without disadvantages.
Bartosik, M.-L., Salonen, K., Jokinen, R. and Hukkanen, K.R. (1993). COMPARISON OF OPEN AND CLOSED GROWING METHODS ON PEAT AND ROCKWOOL AND THE LEACHING OF NUTRIENTS. Acta Hortic. 342, 303-306
DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.1993.342.36
https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.1993.342.36

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