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Compost-formulated Media for Foliage Plant Production

EP129/ENH873 by Jianjun Chen and Dennis B. McConnellOctober 15, 2020

Container Media Test Form

SS185/SL134 by Rao S. Mylavarapu, William d'Angelo, and Nancy WilkinsonFebruary 8, 2024This document is the Container Media Test Form (SL134), one of the Soil Testing Information Sheets (Submission Forms) used by the UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Laboratory. The sheet provides details about how to collect samples and testing fees. 

Moisture Retention and Chemical Properties of Nursery Potting Substrates

AE562/AE562by Haimanote K. Bayabil, Fitsum T. Tilahun, Yuncong Li, and E. Vanessa CampoverdeOctober 22, 2021This publication provides general information about differences in moisture retention characteristics and chemical properties of most common potting substrates used by the nursery industry in south Florida. Written by Haimanote K. Bayabil, Fitsum T. Tilahun, Yuncong Li, and E. Vanessa Campoverde, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, October 2021.

Multi-Cavity Collection: A Method for Sampling Bulk Solutions from Plug Media

EP109/ENH855 by Jianjun Chen, Yangfeng Huang, Cynthia A. Robinson, and Russell D. CaldwellOctober 15, 2020

Soil and Container Media Electrical Conductivity Interpretations

SS117/CIR 1092 by E. A. Hanlon, B. L. McNeal, and G. KidderJanuary 9, 2018

Use of Recycled Potting Medium for Containerized Production of Squash

HS1404/HS1404 by Marie Dorval, Riphine Mainviel, Vincent Michael, Yuqing Fu, Bala Rathinasabapathi, and Geoffrey MeruJanuary 15, 2021

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