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Air Porosity and Water-Holding Ability of Media Components

August 29, 2017 2:53 pm

Most soilless growing media are composed of multiple components with distinct physical properties that fit together to form pore spaces of various sizes. Coarse particles create larger pores (macropores) that maintain air spaces and facilitate drainage, while fine particles create smaller pores (micropores) that hold available (and unavailable) water. Each component functions to meets a… View Article Read more about Air Porosity and Water-Holding Ability of Media Components »
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