Comparison of Coconut Coir, Rockwool, and Peat Cultivations for Tomato Production: Nutrient Balance, Plant Growth and Fruit Quality

Rockwool (RC) and peat are two common substrates used worldwide in horticultural crop production. In recent years environmental and ecological concerns raised the demand for reducing the use of RC and peat. Although coconut coir (CC) has been increasingly used as an alternative to RC and peat, it is...

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Main Authors: Jing Xiong, Yongqiang Tian, Jingguo Wang, Wei Liu, Qing Chen
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2017-08-01
Series:Frontiers in Plant Science
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