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Peat and mineral wool as substrates for cultivation of melon


, : Peat and mineral wool as substrates for cultivation of melon. Acta Horticulturae (82): 165-169

Melons, Aroma, were grown on greenhouse benches in peat or on mineral wool mats, with a standard nutrient solution being given by drip irrigation. In the first experimental year, peat gave 42% higher yields of better quality fruit than mineral wool.

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