BARKWASTE AS A GROWING MEDIUM FOR PLANTS
As the resources of these substrates are quite exhausted in our country, it is of great interest to look for a valuable substrate from local resources.
As different paper plants in Belgium are using large quantities of wood, bark is available in large amounts.
In this paper the use of hardwood bark as a substrate for ornamental plants is studied.
The hardwood bark used in the experiments is a mixture of different kinds of hardwood.
In table 1 the types of hardwood present in
|The composition of the hardwood bark used in the experiments.|
|King of wood||Percent