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The Handbook to Hydroponic Nutrient Solutions is an authorative text on the
hydroponic nutrient solution.
In six chapters, this book looks at the difference between liquid and powdered
nutrients, single-packs and twin packs, grow and bloom formulations, and organic
The author examines nutrient concentrations and the availability of nutrient
elements to plants, and looks in detail to chemical tests, reverse osmosis,
disinfestations of water, and the importance of aeration.
The handbook explores the importance of nutrient solution temperatures, nutrient
strength (electro conductivity), and the acidity (pH) of the nutrient solution.
The author also describes in detail a new non-chemical method of pH control
for the nutrient solution. The author outlines 10 steps to determine nutrient
deficiencies, and examines common nutritional disorders. He also provides expert
advice on how to correct nutritional problems.
Well illustrated with photographs, charts and tables, this book is as much
for the beginner as it is for the experienced grower.