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Soilless Culture

Use of Substrates for the Production of Quality Horticultural Crops

Edited by Md Asaduzzaman

Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute

Soilless Culture - Use of Substrates for the Production of Quality Horticultural Crops provides useful information on the techniques of growing horticultural crops using either inert organic or inorganic substrates and also on use of substrates consisting locally available and inexpensive materials with adequate physical and chemical properties. The contents mainly includes influence of different substrates on horticultural crops grown under soilless culture, production of vegetables and ornamental crops in water shortage area, comparative evaluation of commercial inert substrate used for growing high value horticultural crops. In this book, interesting researches from around the world are brought together to produce a resource for teachers, researcher, and advanced students of biological science.

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Soilless CultureUse of Substrates for the Production of Quality Horticultural CropsEdited by Md Asaduzzaman

Published: February 25th 2015

DOI: 10.5772/58679

ISBN: 978-953-51-1739-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5397-9

Copyright year: 2015

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20845 Total Chapter Downloads

28 Crossref Citations

32 Web of Science Citations

59 Dimensions Citations


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1. Influence of Soilless Culture Substrate on Improvement of Yield and Produce Quality of Horticultural Crops

By Md. Asaduzzaman, Md. Saifullah, AKM Salim Reza Mollick, Md. Mokter Hossain, GMA Halim and Toshiki Asao


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2. Design and Preparation of Nutrient Solution Used for Soilless Culture of Horticultural Crops

By J.A. Olfati


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3. Growing Substrates Alternative to Peat for Ornamental Plants

By Giancarlo Fascella


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4. Simple Substrate Culture in Arid Lands

By Usama Ahmed Aly El-Behairy


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5. Effect of Different Growing Substrates on Physiological Processes, Productivity and Quality of Tomato in Soilless Culture

By Julė Jankauskienė, Aušra Brazaitytė and Pranas Viškelis


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6. Key Irrigation Technologies and Substrate Choice for Soilless Potted Flowers in Greenhouses

By Fusheng Ma and Haiyan Fan


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