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Silicon, the forgotten element in plant nutrition

Silicon (Si) is the second most abundant element in the earth’s crust. It is found in varying concentrations in virtually all living tissue: plants, animals, and humans. Even though there has been done a fair amount of research into the role silicon plays in biology, scientists are really just starting to crack the code.

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6 Responses to "Silicon, the forgotten element in plant nutrition"

  • Jaakko Pråhl
    27/10/2016 - 04:08 Reply

    Is it possible to get Aptus T-shirts or colleges/hoodies anywhere? Or those books?

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    • Aptus Plant Tech
      28/10/2016 - 07:51 Reply

      Hi Jaakko, Thanks for your message. Aptus clothing can be ordered at rodderclothes.nl. What books do you mean? Kind Regards

  • Virtual Private Servers
    02/03/2017 - 03:47 Reply

    1AgroForce is a prototype SsiA foliar spray for use in the cultivation of plants. Further experiments and trials are currently underway in many parts of the world. It is claimed that the additional Boron benefits both calcium and silicon metabolism in plants.

  • Virtual Private Servers
    08/03/2017 - 13:58 Reply

    This layer of silicon forms a rigid structure on the outside of the cell, which is responsible for the many commonly known structural and pest resistant benefits of silicon. Smaller amounts of mono-silicic acid remain un-polymerized and help increase the sap pressure within the xylem, optimize the transport of nutrients and increase brix and mineral content.

  • Web Hosting
    22/03/2017 - 13:10 Reply

    USED THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE LIFE CYCLE OF THE PLANTStudies show that silicon should be used throughout the entire life cycle of the plant, from the seedling or clone stage up until harvest.

  • Hosting
    11/04/2017 - 08:57 Reply

    Mono-silicic acid continues to prove itself as a powerful tool in the grower’s toolbox for creating healthier plants that naturally resist many problems.

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