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Avoiding container substrate compaction: e-GRO Alert

March 12, 2015
By Garrett Owen and Roberto Lopez of Purdue University


March 12, 2015 – This e-GRO Alert includes information on the detrimental effects of substrate compaction from stacking or nesting containers on top of each other prior to planting.

To save time and labour, many growers often pre-fill and stack propagation trays, containers, and hanging baskets. However, if you pre-fill your containers, remember to avoid stacking or “nesting” them on top of each other on pallets or carts.

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