Substrate handling influences water holding capacity

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Sep-08 Tue 10:13
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Water holding capacity is greatly influenced by the size of the growing medium particles. Coarse particles create macropores which account for drainage and air porosity, while fine particles create micropores which retain water. A mixture of coarse and fine particles can be prejudicial for a substrate…

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