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Sulfur On Tap

By Shiv K. Reddy –

A recent study shows that irrigation water sources across the U.S. rarely provide sufficient sulfur for greenhouse plants. We searched our lab database, which contains analyses of water samples from all across the U.S, and created a map that represents results from the most comprehensive survey to date on sulfur in greenhouse water. Check out how your state measures up…
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Sulfur – an emerging star

By Shiv K. Reddy and Paul A. King

Don’t ignore sulfur’s role in your plant nutrition program. Sulfur helps plants form chlorophyll that leads to greener foliage and sulfur is very important in floriculture where consumers are concerned about plants’ appearances.
Plants require significant amounts of sulfur – as much as phosphorus – for optimum growth. In fact, healthy plant tissues contain similar sulfur and phosphorus concentrations.
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