Sand Cultures

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Sand Cultures

 

the growing of plants in pure quartz sand to investigate their nutritional needs, growth, and development under laboratory conditions. The disadvantages include poor aeration of the substrate and the accumulation of nutrient salts. Owing to these disadvantages, sand culture is rarely used.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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