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Promising composts as growing media for the production of baby leaf lettuce in a floating system

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Oct-14 Wed 13:04
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The floating system is a successful strategy for producing baby leaf vegetables. Moreover, compost from agricultural and agri-food industry wastes is an alternative to peat that can be used as a component of growing media in this cultivation system. In a new study, researchers experimented with three…