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Wetting agents

Have you ever had difficulty to properly re-wet your growing media after it became dry? Hydrophobic organic materials play tricks on you! Our Researcher R&D Manager, Ph.D. Reza Nemati, explains how wetting agents are the solution for this frequent problem.

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Mold on soil: effects and preventive measures

The kind of climatic conditions we experienced in Spring 2016, namely cold and humid weather with very little sun, were behind outbreaks of surface mold on greenhouse soils. Jean-Pierre Fortin (Ph.D.), Technical Director, explains their effect on plant growth and what measures to take to prevent their development.

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Young seedlings of cucumbers in tray

Nitrogen Availability in Organic Culture

Ensuring an adequate supply of nitrogen for organic growth isn’t always easy, explains Jean-Pierre Fortin (Ph.D.). You have to take different biological processes into account, including mineralization and nitrification, and you need to monitor constantly.

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