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Hydroponics: A modern technology supporting the application of integrated crop management in greenhouse

@inproceedings{Savvas2003HydroponicsAM,
  title={Hydroponics: A modern technology supporting the application of integrated crop management in greenhouse},
  author={D. Savvas},
  year={2003}
}
Commercial hydroponics is a modern technology involving plant growth on inert media in place of the natural soil, in order to uncouple the performance of the crop from problems associated with the ground, such as soil-borne diseases, nonarable soil, poor physical properties, etc. Various non-toxic porous materials are used as plant growth substrates, including rockwool, perlite, pumice, expanded clay, various volcanic materials, polyurethane foam, coir dust, etc. A balanced distribution of… Expand

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