Fertilizers

Phosphorus restriction influences P efficiency and ornamental quality of poinsettia and chrysanthemum

Better synchronization of plant-available phosphorus (P) with crop P requirement is required to reduce P losses to the environment and to improve resource-efficiency of the exploitation of non-renewable phosphate rock. In horticultural plant production, a restricted availability of P may limit stem…

Research into the quality of drainage water in soil-bound crops

In 2030 all Dutch growers will have to reuse the drainage water in their greenhouse. But with soil-bound crops, much is still unknown about the quality of that water. That is why the Greenhouse Horticulture and Flower Bulbs Business Unit of Wageningen University & Research is investigating the quality of…

Petunia yellowing: Lush light green growth

Vegetatively propagated petunias are considered heavy feeders, needing a higher nitrogen rate of 200 to 300 ppm. When fertility rates become excessive, lush growth can occur. by Brian E. Whipker - bwhipker@ncsu.edu  On a greenhouse visit, a group of petunia hanging baskets were observed with lush growth and…

US: Mycorrhizal Applications introduces MycoApply Injector Endo Organic

Adding to its popular Injector series of mycorrhizal inoculant products, Mycorrhizal Applications has launched MycoApply Injector Endo Organic for Spring 2020. MycoApply® Injector Endo Organic Grants Pass, OR: Building on the success of the MycoApply Injector Endo product, launched on June 1, 2019, Mycorrhizal…

"Growers and consumers increasingly opt for sustainable potting soil"

The potting soil supplier Agaris has been awarded with the Chain Custody RPP certificate. A requirement to achieve certification is that the company extracts all its peat from peatlands that have been certified by the independent Foundation Responsibly Produced Peat (RPP). This ensures that this precious…

A ‘plug & play’ solution for liquid fertilizer supply

During HortiContact in Gorinchem, Yara Benelux placed the YaraTera Easyfeed in the spotlight, a mobile and fully automatic A and B container dosing unit and storage in one. Growers can easily and inexpensively connect the unit to existing installations. From now on, the A and B container can be filled…

Interpreting water quality tests

Testing the quality of irrigation water is an important step to develop nutrient programs and to manage other water-related issues like clogging.   by Rosa Raudales   We developed WaterQual - a free online tool that interprets the quality of a water source for use in irrigation of plants in greenhouses and nurseries. It is simple to use, just…

Bangladesh: Farmer turns heads by growing on coco dust

A farmer in Naogaon (Bangladesh) is growing high yield plants of different variety of vegetables with the coco-dust method where coir dust mixture is used instead of soil in the seedbed. The unconventional seedling growing system drew the attraction of farmers in the region. Amran Ali started growing…

Van Iperen International & LandLab Italy

European pilot project to create a new generation of biostimulants

LandLab Italy and Van Iperen International, the Dutch producer of specialty fertilizers, have joined forces in a new project, assisted by James Hutton Institute, University of Padova, Euroliquids and Van Iperen. The project, which is called LIFE Plants for Plants, focuses on a new generation of organic…


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