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Effect of capillary matting and underground heating on foliage stock plant production in peat


, : Effect of capillary matting and underground heating on foliage stock plant production in peat. Acta Horticulturae (82): 223-230

Several foliage plant crops under glass were grown for 27 months under summer shade and others without shade. The crops were planted in 100% sphagnum peat fertilized with the Kinsealy Range Mix formula using 15 or 20 cm polyethylene containers and receiving supplementary fertilization by capillary irrigation. The containers stood on wool-based (Vattex) or polyester-based (Bondina) capillary mattings which were held at field capacity from spring to autumn.


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