hydroponics set-ups

Ross Koning koning at ecsuc.ctstateu.edu
Mon Jan 31 17:29:59 EST 2000


Hi Sandra!

I routinely use large "Solo" plastic cups and fill
them with Perlite. I use sunflower seedlings for
the project and it works really well...we get really
strong symptoms for NPK Ca B Fe and Mg. I think the
S results are equivocal.

ross

At 12:57 PM 1/31/0, Sandra Mackey wrote:
>I am getting ready to set up a demonstration for mineral nutrition using
>Hoagland's solution and hydroponics.  We have been using styrofoam tops on
>wide mouthed quart canning jars.  The styrofoam tops are not entirely
>satisfactory because they don't stay in place well, especially when they
>get bumped in a crowded situation.  We've tried taping them in place but
>the tops need to be lifted up daily to add more solution.  Does anyone have
>any suggestions?  Thanks for any help.
>
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