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NEUTRAL PH

PH is read on a scale of 0-14, with 7.0 being neutral.

NITROGEN

Nitrogen is a macronutrient and is used in large quantities during the growing period of plants, essential for fast growth.

N-P-K

N-nitrogen, P-phosphorus and K-potassium are the three primary nutrients needed in large amounts for successful plant growth and flowering.

NUTRIENTS

Nutrients are essential elements for plants to live. Carbon, hydrogen and oxygen are absorbed from the air and water. The rest of the elements, called nutrients are absorbed through plant roots from the growing media and nutrient solution supplied.

NUTRIENT FILM TECHNIQUE (NFT)

NFT is a method for hydroponics that works extremely well. When young plants are rooted and established well they can be transplanted to gullies or trays. Capillary matting is usually placed inside gullies or trays to allow an even distribution of water and nutrients. A pump will deliver a thin film of solution into gullies or trays encouraging roots to grow and spread into capillary matting and then solution will return to main tank and re-circulate.

 



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