The Role of Silicon as a Nutrient in Hydroponic Recipes

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Oct-22 Thu 21:42
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By Karla Garcia  Silicon (also known as silica, Si) is found in high quantities in open field production but is absent in hydroponic nutritional recipes. The lack of knowledge about the role of silicon (Si) in horticultural crops became apparent when using soilless / hydroponic systems.  Research has demonstrated that silicon is one of the […]

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