Crop Production without Soil

@article{Gericke1938CropPW,
  title={Crop Production without Soil},
  author={W. F. Gericke},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1938},
  volume={141},
  pages={536-540}
}
  • W. Gericke
  • Published 26 March 1938
  • Environmental Science
  • Nature
THE tenets of water culture are known to plant physiologists from an extensive literature. The first papers appeared more than three-quarters of a century ago. Although water cultures are used widely in experimental studies of plant physiology and soil science, the literature is singularly devoid of any suggestion of the economic possibilities of the method—crop production without soil. A brief paper in 1929 was the first announcement that crop production by water culture is practicable1… 
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HYDROPONICS--CROP PRODUCTION IN LIQUID CULTURE MEDIA.
  • W. Gericke
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
    Science
  • 1937