Nutrient Toxicity – Over supply of Nutrients and its impact!

Signs to watch for nutrient toxicity If insufficiency of element content can cause malnutrition/deficiency, so also excess of nutrition supplied can cause toxicity in plants! This nutrient toxicity is likely to occur When fertilizers are applied in excess than the recommended dosage. Use of water with high micronutrient/salt levels. Growing of plants in a region/soil, Read more about Nutrient Toxicity – Over supply of Nutrients and its impact![…]

Nutritient deficiency in plants: Signs to watch out for

Apart from pest and disease attacks which we covered in a previous blog, Plants can also suffer from nutrient deficiency! In this blog, we cover deficiency symptoms of the main nutrients required by a plant. Any plant essentially needs ‘17’ mineral nutrients to grow, live and reproduce. A deficiency in any one of these nutrients would affect the plant’s ability Read more about Nutritient deficiency in plants: Signs to watch out for[…]

Setting up a Simple NFT System at home:

Nutrient Film Technique or NFT is a simple system to deliver nutrient enriched water to the plants. At our research center at City Greens, we have been working on multiple crops and various types of Hydroponic systems. For training and research purpose, we have set-up a simple NFT system. The NFT system works on the principle Read more about Setting up a Simple NFT System at home:[…]