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Knowledge

This section contains lots of supporting information about Solufeed products and their use.
Non-Stop

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Technology for enhancing Solufeed water soluble fertilizers, improving their performance by discouraging phosphate reactions and scale formation in hydroponics/fertigation systems.
Benefits of post-harvest strawberry fertilization.

Benefits of post-harvest strawberry fertilization.

Some strawberry growers stop applying fertilizer after harvest, but this is a mistake. Depending on soil analysis, growers should continue to feed after picking, and pay particular attention to potassium. This will help ensure vigorous crop growth when the weather improves in the following Spring and in turn improved productivity.
Tips for profitable primrose production.

Tips for profitable primrose production.

From around July onwards Growers prepare to take primrose plug plants and grow them on for sale in the winter. They are seen as a cheap and simple “cold” crop to grow. However, every year they manage to cause a fair few problems. Solufeed MD and industry expert Dick Holden shares some tips on how to grow the plants better.
The PHC answer to box blight

The PHC answer to box blight

Box blight is a debilitating disease affecting the leaves and stems of box trees. Leaves turn brown and fall leading to bare patches while the stems develop black streaks and are prone to die back. Read about a novel approach to the problem here.
"Fully chelated"? The devil's in the detail.

"Fully chelated"? The devil's in the detail.

In today's cost conscious world some growers are attracted by apparently cheaper fertilizer bends. The cost cutting is often down to the supplier using inorganic trace element sources (sulphates) rather than the reliable but dearer chelated (EDTA) versions. However, fertilizers with inorganic trace elements have serious limitations especially in modern growing systems. Limitations that can end up costing more money in the long run than using top quality, fully chelated formulations.
Why Solufeed water soluble fertilizers.

Why Solufeed water soluble fertilizers.

Water soluble fertilizers (WSFs)are core to Solufeed's business having first developed technically excellent products in the 1940's. Attention to every aspect of quality makes Solufeed WSFs stand out from the crowd, offering performance, reliability and true value.
Solufeed organics, an introduction.

Solufeed organics, an introduction.

Solufeed offer a range of high quality organic and mineral organic fertilizers in crumb, mini granular and pelleted forms, liquid formulations are also available. Some Solufeed organic fertilizers are compliant with the requirements of "organic" or "biological" crop production and in the UK are Soil Association approved.
Pointers for profitable poinsettia.

Pointers for profitable poinsettia.

By late summer many poinsettia growers in the British Isles have just planted their new crop, crop nutrition expert and Solufeed MD Dick Holden considers some key aspects of their cultivation.
A special role for FeEDDHA

A special role for FeEDDHA

Under certain circumstances iron deficiency in protected crops is difficult to control. FeEDDHA chelate can provide the solution.
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