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  • Plants and plagues

    Plants and plagues

    Plague. The word conjures up visions of rats crawling with fleas ready to leap on...
  • The effect of red and far red light on flowering

    The effect of red and far red...

    What exactly causes a plant to flower? We do not yet have a complete answer to that...
  • Electrical Conductivity, why it matters

    Electrical Conductivity, why it...

    EC stands for electrical conductivity, which measures the potential for a material to...
  • Hard water and soft water

    Hard water and soft water

    All over the world, questions pour in as to the distinctions between hard water and soft...
  • Growing with COCO

    Growing with COCO

    Coco or coir is the outside layer of coconut husks (or mesocarp) which consists mainly of...
  • What does 'quality coco medium' really mean?

    What does 'quality coco...

    There are very many different types of coco medium available on the market today, from many...
  • Aphids - in detail

    Aphids - in detail

    Aphids are among the most destructive pests on cultivated plants in temperate regions. They...
  • Roots and root hairs

    Roots and root hairs

    Roots are one of the most important parts of the plant for taking up nutrients and water....
  • Plant hormones

    Plant hormones

    Hormones are organic molecules that can influence the physiology and development of plants...

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