Indoor Ag-Con 2023 Exhibitor & Sponsor Kekkilä-BVB discusses how the performance of substrates is one of the factors that determine the success of your cultivation. To get the best out of your leafy greens, it’s crucial to create an optimal environment for the plant’s roots to develop. Many factors work together to determine if a root zone is suitable. For example, we should take physical characteristics like pore size into account. However, factors like microbial activity within the substrate and buffers for pH and nutrients also play a big role in the happiness of your crop’s roots.
Take a look at the first article about the physical performance of soilless substrates on the website of their expert product brand BVB Substrates. Be sure to keep an eye on their website and LinkedIn page for follow-up articles in this series.