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Hydroponics refers to the cultivation of plants in liquid-nutrient solutions rather than soil. Some plants that can be grown using this system are lettuce, spinach and radishes.

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What plants are best for hydroponics?

Most plants can be adapted for hydroponic use or production. Typically vegetables are grown for production purposes in hydroponics using various hydroponic systems, these range from leafy vegetables through fruit and vines. There is also Hydroculture, which is a passive hydroponic systems which is used to grow and maintain indoor plants (pot plants).

What is the difference between hydroponic marijuana and chronic?

Hydroponics refers to a method of growing plants without soil and using a mineral nutrient solution. The marijuana plants are grown in a soil less medium such as coco coir under lights. Hydroponic marijuana is usually of high quality but occasionally it is bad because of mistakes in growing, plants grown from bad genetics or other problems. Hydroponic marijuana is also often grown locally. Chronic is a term for high quality weed, which may or may not be hydroponic. There are usually red hairs on the weed. There is also a strain of marijuana called Chronic which was developed by a company called Serious Seeds.

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What are the main foods grown in antarctica?

There are no foods grown in Antarctica, except using hydroponic technologies on research stations. All food grown there must be consumed there. Examples are lettuce tomatoes, spices and edible flowers.

You are the head of the research divison of the leafy lettuce company your company is experimenting with growing lettuce using hydroponic technologyhydroponic technology involves growing plants in con?

Hydroponics is a method of growing plants without soil. They are grown in water instead, with mineral nutrient solutions added for fertilizer.

What is hydroponic growing mean?

Hydroponics is the growing of plants in a solution without the use of soil. Hydroponics is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, in water, without soil. Plants are grown with their roots in the mineral nutrient solution only or in an inert medium, such as perlite, gravel, mineral wool, or coconut husk.

Can all plants be grown using tissue culture?

no .

What are the ways to grow food in space?

The best way is using hydroponic techniques i.e. growing plants in water with nutrients mixed in it.

What were the original plants grown using hydroponics?

water is essential for every plant. so, no plant will be grow without water,thus the original plants grown using hydroponics,

Which are the most common hydroponic nutrients used for growing?

In hydroponics, plants do not grow in soil. Instead, the plants are grown in a water-based medium or other growing mediums like coir, rockwool, etc. All plants need the same conditions to grow i.e. sufficient amount of light, water, and materials to make their own food. For plants growing in soil, food is obtained by uptake in nutrients from the soil. Since soil is absent in hydroponics, food needs to be provided to the plant using a different route. This is where hydroponic nutrients come in.

What is a hydroponic garden by definition?

· A subset of hydro culture and is method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, water, without soil. · Terrestrial plants may be grown with their roots in the mineral nutrient solution only or in an inert medium, such perlite, gravel, mineral wood, expanded clay pebbles or coconut husk.

How can hydroponic plants find enough nutrients without soil?

As hydroponics is a manufactured method of plant growth the nutrients are controled by the person using the method.

What kinds of plants are grown today using hydroponics?

wheat hydroponics

Use hydroponicaly in a sentence?

Plants that are grown in water and not soil can be considered "hydroponically" grown. Hydroponics is the method of growing plants in water and not using a soil medium.

What is the most popular flower for use in hanging baskets?

Plant commonly grown using hanging pots are hanging plants and vines. Plants grown using a suitable hanging pots include betel ivory and lilies paris. In addition there are many other types of plants that can be grown in hanging pots.

Other than tomatoes what can you grow with the hydroponic method can you grow hydroponic flowers also?

You can grow heaps of plants, i grow plants using hydroponics and i grow tomatoes, strawberries,chillis. Yes you can grow flowers using hydroponics, you can plant them when they are seeds or seedlings. yes, most plants can be grown hydroponically but some species like different kinds of substrate (growing medium) to grow in so you need to check that first but most plants will survive just fine in rockwool using hydro and the correct nutrients. I grow strawberries, lettuce, tomatoes. Remember the soil is there to support the plant and supply nutrients so therefore if you provide a substate to anchor the plant then all you have to do is supply the correct balanced feed for that type of plant.

What is the main differences between a garden greenhouse and a hydroponics growing system.?

A garden greenhouse offers protection for any plants grown in it. A Hydroponics growing system is a soilless system using water plus nutrients and no soil.

Describe how plants can be grown using asexual reproduction?

It won't have any more seeds.

What pH level is best for a basil plant?

If you are asking this question you are poor loser. Just grow stuff regularly not using a hydroponic system well cya

What is organic textiles?

organic Cotton is grown without using pesticides from plants which are not genetically modified

Where plants get water?

from the soil using the root system.

Can potatoes be grown without soil?

Hydroponics It is a way of growing plants without using soil.In this, the plant is grown in special nutrient solutions. Aeroponics is another way in which potatoes can be grown.In this, the plant is grown in air or mist environment, without using any soil.

What can you use as a substitute for soil?

See Hydroponic plant culture using water filled with nutrients

What are the applications of Aquashield in hydroponics?

AquaShield can be used to strengthen plants' root systems before transplanting, improving the stability of and survivability of transplanted plants grown using hydroponics.

Why is biomass considered a renewable resource?

New plants can always be grown using sunlight and water. Unless there is a supernova, we won't run out of sunlight, and water is continually recycled.

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