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Organic Farming without the Quackery

Organic Farming without the Quackery There are a lot of benefits to organic farming South Africa, however small the scale –from the smallest kitchen gardens to the most complex of industrial farms. One of the odd things about it as an industry, though, is the sheer quantity of bad advice it can sometimes attract; you’ll…
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Organic Farming and the Significance of Foliar Feeding

Organic Farming and the Significance of Foliar Feeding Pesticides and insecticides like Chlordane, Diazanon and Sevin may seem to work well on plants but in reality are extremely harmful. One of the ideal alternatives to chemical fertilizers and pesticides is organic farming. For the most part, it is the art and science of gardening keeping…
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Advantages of 1:2 Water Extract Analysis

Advantages of 1:2 Water Extract Analysis The use of 1:2 water extract analysis has been proven to be an effective method compared to the conventional 1:5 weight extract. The latter presents some difficulty in determining conductivity to evaluate the salt status, particularly for soils that contain a good volume of gypsum. Using the 1:2 extract…
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Essential Plant Nutrients for a Healthy Crop

Essential Plant Nutrients for a Healthy Crop Plants need a number of nutrients that promotes healthy growth. There are as many as 16 essential plant nutrients that include the nine major elements; hydrogen, oxygen, carbon, nitrogen, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium and sulfur. Other elements include micronutrients like copper, boron, manganese, iron, zinc, chlorine, and molybdenum. …
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Essential Plant Nutrients That is Necessary for Seedlings to Grow and Thrive Plants nutrients are essential for those who are looking to plant their garden. They are necessary for those who like to harvest their own organic produce and see their dinner table full of flowers which are grown in their own backyard or indoor…
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Use Liquid Sulphur and Amino Acid Chelate Products for Root Growth

Use Liquid Sulphur and Amino Acid Chelate Products for Root Growth Recent studies in the South Africa have shown that roots play a more important role than first thought. The roots do not only ensure a healthy plant but it also acts as a communication system alerting the plant of the presence of toxic chemicals…
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Key Differences between the Conventional and Organic Farming in South Africa Even if neophyte farmers need to know the differences between conventional and organic farming in South Africa, however, you really can’t achieve organic purity without encountering some challenges economically. Securing certification for pure organic farming is even challenging based on the ability of the…
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