Nov. 9, 2016
The companies Yara, SQM, AkzoNobel, Eurofins Agro, NMI and Geerten van der Lugt have jointly published the manual “Nutrient Solutions for greenhouse crops”. This Manual describes how nutrient solutions in Horticulture should be used and contains a diversity of nutrient solutions for various crops.
Producers of fertilizers Yara, SQM and AkzoNobel, laboratory Eurofins Agro, research and consultancy firm NMI and consultant Geerten van der Lugt have combined forces to publish the manual “Nutrient Solutions for Greenhouse Crops”. They composed this manual in English to provide growers worldwide with up-to-date information on the correct use of nutrient solutions in horticulture.
It describes the principles of use of fertilizers in fertigation and preparation of nutrient solutions. It also contains recipes of nutrient solutions for various horticultural crops, grown in soil, organic material or inert substrates. All nutrient solutions can be prepared using fertilizers supplied by Yara, SQM and AkzoNobel. Additional information that helps the grower to compose a specific nutrient solution in the most effective way is also given. This information will help to create optimal conditions within the root zone that wil benefit the uptake of nutrients by the plants.