"Redefining Agricultural Horizons: The Power of Soilless Cultivation" is your roadmap to embracing and mastering the future of farming. Dive into the nuances of soilless growth with the following insights:
- Exploring the benefits of soilless cultivation.
- Assessing the investment in greenhouses for soilless growth.
Advantages & Basics:
- Highlights of soilless trough cultivation.
- Key elements needed for successful soilless growing.
- Pinpoint differences between soilless growth and traditional soil-based farming.
Water & Nutrient Management:
- The significance of water retention curves.
- Understanding EC, pH, and their role in plant nutrition.
- Techniques for effective pH and EC control.
Irrigation & Fertigation Essentials:
- Principles governing irrigation, fertigation, and optimal dripper spacing.
The Mapal System Deep Dive:
- Introduction to the Mapal trough system and its diverse types.
- A guide to container, substrate layout, and Mapal vegetable flowcharts.
- Exploring crops compatible with the Mapal system: from strawberries and roses to lettuce and more.
Cocopeat in Soilless Cultivation:
- Understanding cocopeat production and its significance.
- Benefits and various grades of cocopeat.
- Expert guidance on calculating substrate requirements.