By Elaine R. Ingham, PhD and Carole Ann Rollins
Provides basic information about how to add biology to any plant growing system including conventional, sustainable and organic applications. Whether you are growing indoors in controlled environments with soilless media or outdoors in open fields of soil, this book helps you design your growing systems and incorporate biology into your programs. Compiled from a Hydroponics and Compost Tea Seminar given by Dr. Ingham in 2005.
In this user-friendly, nontechnical guide, you'll learn:
the differences between synthetic and biological systems
how to spot and correct an out of balance system
how roots interact with biology
the types of microorganisms you'll find in your system
how to maintain a good environment for biology
the best sources for microorganisms and how to apply them
Softcover. 93 pages. Sustainable Studies Institute 2006.