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Record number 410435
Title Hydroponic leeks
Author(s) Nichols, M.; Os, E.A. van
Source Practical Hydroponics & Greenhouses 2011 (2011)120. - ISSN 1321-8727 - p. 24 - 27.
Department(s) WUR GTB Tuinbouw Technologie
Publication type Article in professional journal
Publication year 2011
Keyword(s) cultuur zonder grond - preien - openluchtcultuur - nederland - soilless culture - leeks - outdoor culture - netherlands
Categories Cultivation, Cultural Methods
Abstract Hydroponic and greenhouse technologies offer the promise of growing many crops traditionally grown in soil. A comparative study in The Netherlands has demonstrated that it is now possible to grow leeks in soilless culture using protected cropping technologies with increased production and yields and improved product quality, at the same time reducing labour costs for transplanting and harvesting.
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