- Author : Meier Schwarz
- Release Date : 06 December 2012
- Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
- Genre : Technology & Engineering
- Pages : 197 pages
- ISBN 13 : 9783642790935
Download or read book entitled Soilless Culture Management by author: Meier Schwarz which was release on 06 December 2012 and published by Springer Science & Business Media with total page 197 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Hydroponics, the method of growing plants without soil, presents a feasible alternative to conventional farming in areas which are short on water supply and limited in agricultural soil. This book will serve as an indispensable guide for students in the agriculture sciences, for agriculture instructors and soilless-culture farmers. It provides up-to-date information on optimal plant nutrition, deficiencies and toxicities of nutrients, plant growth media, optimal root environment, environmental control, carbon dioxide requirements, saline conditions and use of sewage in soilless culture. Other topics include economic aspects of hydroponics, new growth methods and an outlook for the future.