Symposium on Soil and Soilless Media Under Protected Cultivation
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Symposium on Soil and Soilless Media Under Protected Cultivation Cairo, Egypt, March 1-6, 1992 by Symposium on Soil and Soilless Media under Protected Cultivation (1992 Cairo, Egypt)

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Published by ISHS in Wageningen, Netherlands .
Written in English


  • Hydroponics -- Congresses.,
  • Nutrient film culture.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesSoil & soilless media under protected cultivation.
Statementeditors A.F. Abou-Hadid, A.R. Smith.
SeriesActa horticulturae -- no. 323.
ContributionsSmith, A. R., Abou-Hadid, A. F., International Society for Horticultural Science.
The Physical Object
Pagination476 p :
Number of Pages476
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15200130M
ISBN 109066052856

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This chapter examines growing media used in soilless culture; they represent one of the main solutions for soil problems, have positive effects on the environment and improve fertilizer and water. Soilless culture is the cultivation of crops in media without soil. Reasons, like the difficulty and cost of controlling soilborn pests and diseases, soil salinity, lack of fertile soil, water shortage etc., have led to the development of soilless substrates. International Symposium on Growing Media and Soilless Cultivation. Number. ISBN. ISSN. Availability. XI International Symposium on Protected Cultivation in Mild Winter Climates and I International Symposium on Nettings and Screens in Horticulture. The Symposium was organized by the Colegio de Postgraduados (CP) under the aegis of the ISHS Commissions of Plant Substrates and Soilless Culture, Protected Cultivation, Landcape and Urban.

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1. Growth Without Soil 2. Systems and Methods 3. Practical Crop Physiology 4. The Site 5. Layout 6. Water Culture 7. Sand Culture 8. Aggregate Culture 9. Sub-irrigation Miscellaneous Techniques Special Equipment Water Supply Mixtures Usage and Applications Planting Daily Work General Cultivation Deficiencies Cited by: 7. Topics for the symposium program include: Global developments in composting and sustainable production of growing media; Impact of novel substrates on crop production; Advances in production of high quality compost for substrates and other horticultural purposes; Advances in methodology for physical and chemical properties of growing media and. Get Dirt-Free Gardening With Gravel Science PM / by Cindy Huang I’m sure many of you have heard of or are familiar with hydroponics as the new alternative to soil-free gardening. But getting off the phone with Founder, Richard Campbell has left me absolutely mind-blown. To Soil Less has discovered a Read More». Good Agricultural Practices for greenhouse vegetable crops Editorial board: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Plant Production and Protection Division Wilfried Baudoin, Remi Nono-Womdim, NeBambi Lutaladio, Alison Hodder International Society for Horticultural Science Commission Protected Cultivation.