MITIGATING DROUGHT STRESS IN STRAWBERRIES

Cultivated Strawberry plants (Fragaria x ananassa) are particularly sensitive to prolonged drought stress because of their shallow root system, large leaf area and high water content of the fruit. Overall

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EPIDENDRUM ORCHIDS

Some orchid varieties are beginning to lose their appeal due to industrial scale production and all-year-round availability in almost all sales channels. This is especially true for Phalaenopsis. Once upon

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ANTI STRESS MOLECULE

At this time of year, retailers of bedding plants despair to see plants wither at the point of sale due to lack of attention and water. Nurseries and plant growers

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XYLELLA FASTIDIOSA AND SILICON

Researchers and growers might undertake trials to ascertain the effects of applying bioactive silicon as a foliar spray in olive plantations and on other important crops, to reduce plant stress

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FOLIAR APPLICATION OF SILICON

‘The effects of Foliar Sprays with Different Silicon compounds’ is the title of a scientific review by Dr. Henk-Maarten Laane. This paper strongly suggests the need for further pure research

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SILICON AND STRAWBERRY LEAF-HAIRS

The application of a silicon product from Orion Future Technology on strawberry plants was found to increase the length and density of leaf-hairs, thereby making it more difficult for fungal

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