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Growing Plants Without Soil, The A.B.C. of Plant Chemiculture



 
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ISBN-13/EAN: 9780820601021
ISBN: 0820601020
Author: M.A. Matlin
Chemical Publishing
Book - Hardback
Pub Date: Apr 28, 1940
168 pages
Features

PREFACE -
INTRODUCTION -
CONTENTS -
I. HISTORY OF SOIL-LESS GARDENING -
II. ADVANTAGES OF PLANT CHEMICULTURE  -
III. THE FUNCTION OF PLANT CHEMICULTURE  -
IV. THE RELATION OF CHEMICALS TO PLANT AND ANIMAL LIFE -
V. CHEMICALS NEEDED BY PLANTS -
VI. GERMINATION -
VII. FORMULAS FOR NUTRIENT SOLUTIONS -
VIII. EXPLANATION OF USE OF FORMULA -
IX. SUGGESTIONS IN PREPARATION AND USE OF FORMULAS, AND CONTROL OF TANK CULTURE -
X. CONSTRUCTION OF TANKS -
XI. AERATION -
XII. ACIDITY VERSUS ALKALINITY -
XIII. SAND CULTURE -
XIV. PROPER ENVIRONMENT: TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY AND VENTILATION -
XV. HOW TO MAKE CUTTINGS -
XVI. ROOT-GROWING SUBSTANCES OR HORMONES AND AUXINS -
XVII. DIRECTIONS FOR TREATING CUTTINGS WITH AUXIN (PLANT GROWTH HORMONE) -
XVIII. BUDDING AND GRAFTING -
XIX. THE CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF GREENHOUSES -
XX. SYMPTOMS OF PLANT FOOD DEFICIENCY AND EXCESS IN PLANTS -
XXI. DESCRIPTION OF DEFICIENCY SYMPTOMS IN APPLE TREES -
XXII. REACTION OF PLANTS TO CHEMICALS -

APPENDIX -

WHAT TO PLANT AT THE SEASHORE AND IN MOUNTAINS -
WHAT TO PLANT IN SHADY AREAS -
FLOWER PLANTING CALENDAR -
BULB PLANTING CALENDAR -
VEGETABLE PLANTING CALENDAR -
COMMON GARDEN INSECTS OF CALIFORNIA AND METHODS OF CONTROL -
CHEMICAL ANALYSES OF LOS ANGELES WATER -
COMPOSITION OF CHEMICAL FERTILIZERS USED IN NUTRIENT SOLUTIONS -
APPROXIMATE TABLE OF MEASUREMENTS -
COMMENSURATION TABLES -
ATOMIC WEIGHT TABLE -
POSITIVE IONS -
NEGATIVE IONS -
CHEMICAL ELEMENTS IN THE HUMAN BODY -
VITAMINS AND MINERALS ESSENTIAL TO LIFE -
HOW TO TEST FOR COMMON METALS OR CATIONS -
TESTS WITH ORGANIC REAGENTS -
TESTS FOR METALS -
HOW TO MAKE MICROCHEMICAL TESTS -
CHEMICAL TESTS FOR AMATEURS -
PERCENTAGE COMPOSITION OF FOODS -
Vegetables -
Cereals -
Fruits and Nuts -
Animal Origin -
STATE FLOWERS -
AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES -
REFERENCES -
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -
GLOSSARY OF SCIENTIFIC TERMS -
INDEX -


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