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Top 5 Most Viewed Articles 2018

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Each month, our experts publish articles in which they discuss the challenges of horticultural production, whether it is floriculture, market gardening or nursery production. They also propose best practices, provide solutions to common problems, present grower profiles, etc.

This past year, the following 5 have been the most popular:


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1- "Role of Calcium in Plant Culture"

Along with magnesium and sulfur, calcium is one of the three secondary nutrients. Like primary nutrients (nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium), those elements are essential for healthy plant growth. However, they are needed in lesser amounts.

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2- "Basics of Plant Respiration"

The process of respiration in plants involves using the sugars produced during photosynthesis plus oxygen to produce energy for plant growth. In many ways, respiration is the opposite of photosynthesis. In the natural environment, plants produce their own food to survive.

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3- "Influence of Light on Crop Growth"

Plants require light for optimum growth and development, but the three different aspects of light, quantity, quality and duration, also have a significant influence on growth.

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4- "Role of Magnesium in Plant Culture"

Magnesium is a macronutrient that is necessary to both plant growth and health. It is involved in several different processes, including photosynthesis, which nearly all living organisms are dependent on.

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5- "Role of Copper in Plant Culture"

Copper is essential to the growth of plants. Among other things, it plays a part in several enzyme processes and is key to the formation of chlorophyll.

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