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Author: Canna  

Now, let’s get down to it by understanding and accepting a couple of key points and rules of thumb. 1. Start To begin, herbaceous root systems require near 100% humidity , ideally, at all times, otherwise the root tips die back. The root tip is the very small end of the root that is divided into three zones. The length is variable and depends on many considerations such as plant variety, temperature, past water levels and much more. The root tip is responsible for absorbing t ...


Author: Bluelab  

Although there are ideal EC values for each plant type, this does not mean that a range of plants, all technically requiring different strength nutrients, cannot be grown in a home situation together. The grower simply lists the range of EC values and picks an average value. For most home systems this value is between 1.2EC and 2.0EC depending upon the requirements of the predominant crop types being grown. The pH values given here are broad, note that the average is 6.0 - 6.5pH for hydroponic applications. Below is a list of crops with the ideal EC and pH values th ...


Author: Dutch Master  

Hard water results primarily from excess calcium, magnesium, sodium and other minerals dissolved in the ground water. Too much of any of these can greatly alter the mineral nutrient balance in the root zone and nutrient reservoirs. Sodium, for instance, competes with Potassium and you may end up with Potassium deficiency symptoms like brown leaf tips and less than optimal growth & yields. Many other deficiency symptoms can occur when too much of one mineral is "out competing" others. Most hydroponic nutrients are formulated based on "pure water" and this ...


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