[NAFEX] Fwd: Tip for Greenhouse Growers: Add Silicon

mIEKAL aND dtv at mwt.net
Wed May 2 10:50:50 EDT 2007


I know almost nothing about plant biology, but I wonder if a plant  
can uptake silicon from sand?

On May 2, 2007, at 9:03 AM, Lucky Pittman wrote:

> At 08:50 AM 5/2/2007, you wrote:
>> Anyone know of an organic source of silicon?  I know biodynamic
>> gardeners use equisetum for a source of silicon.  Anything else?
>
> How about....SAND.
> It's not organic, since it's not a carbon-based molecule, but it is
> 'natural'.  SiO2.




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