growing media,    - 0010050

growing media

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Description: Almost all container nurseries use some type of artificial growing media instead of native soil. An ideal media should be sterile, lightweight, porous, and consistent in quality. Several different brands are commercially available, and most are composed of sphagnum peat moss, vermiculite, and sometimes perlite.
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Name: Thomas D. 'Tom' Landis
Organization: USDA Forest Service
Country: United States
Series:Introduction to Forest Nursery Management

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Image uploaded on Monday, January 01, 1990
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