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Winter Growth

Winter production poses many growing obstacles, including low light, cool temperatures and poor ventilation. When plants are started under these conditions, whether from cuttings, seedlings or transplant plugs, growth is slowed and the need for fertilizer diminishes. These conditions must be taken into consideration when fertilizing every watering. During this time in the production cycle, […]

A new look for Plant-Prod and Plantex

Plant-Prod has a new logo that communicates the company’s focus on high productivity plant nutrition. The company has been a leader in manufacturing high quality soluble fertilizers since 1945 and also a distributor of horticultural supplies. In June 2013 the distribution function was spun off into a separate company so Plant-Prod could focus exclusively on […]

Linkage between plant nutrition and plant health

Over fertilization is an ongoing challenge that many greenhouse growers continue to face. In the early years of greenhouse production, pulse feeding was the norm. This provided high concentrations of fertilizer, about 400-500 ppm, on a weekly basis. After some time, research began to show that plants responded better to daily fertilization at lower concentrations. […]