Index by Topic

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Abbreviation:
Readers Inquiries
(RI)
Commercial Enterprise
(CE)

Aeroponics
05 Aeroponics – system review
20 Aero Channel System
30 Aeroponics Crops in Singapore
49 Aeroponics in Singapore
50 Aeroponics for the Next Millennium
54 Early Harvests Using Aeroponics
55 Forest Saplings & Aeroponics
62 Commercial Aeroponic Vegetables
73 Aeroponic Production of Medicinal Herbs
89 Hooked on Aquaponics
91 Chilling the Root Zone
115 Aquaponics in New Zealand
133 Aeroponic Potato Production
144 Aeroponic Potatoes
154 South-East Asia Sojourn

Ammonium Nitrate
30 Effect of Adding Ammonium Ions (RI)
50 Ammonium vs Nitrate
73 How is ammonium used in pH control? (RI)
77 Ammonium nitrate substitutes for pH control (RI)
78 Ammonium nitrate alternatives for pH control
80 New Ammonium Nitrate regulations
92 Ammonium nitrate license
95 Substitute for ammonium nitrate (RI)
95 Control of Chemicals of Security Concern

Aquaponics
33 Aquatic Plant Culture
41 Hydroponic Fish Farming
41 Aquaponics Technology Center
43 Tailormade Fish Farms (CE)
44 Demonstrating Aquaponics
47 Trout with Wasabi (CE)
49 Towards a Commercial Aquaponic Model
50 Pond Life
50 Young’s Greenhouses (CE)
53 Barramundi & Lettuce (CE)
53 Fish and Salads (CE)
83 Aquaponics Simplified
92 Aquaponics
101 The Future of Food
101 Integrating Aquaponics
101 Aquaponics Revisited
103 Sustainable Aquaponics
103 Skretting Australasian Aquaculture Conference 2008
106 Aquaponics in San Diego
124 Aquaponics in Antarctica
131 Aloha Aquaponics
133 Should I consider expanding into aquaponics? (RI)
145 Aquaponics in South Australia
147 Backyard Aquaponics
149 Production of Fish Feed from Waste Vegetables
149 Aquaponics in Hong Kong
152 Growing up
152 Small-Scale Aquaponic Food Production
160 Commercial algae production
160 Testing the waters (CE)

Asian Vegetables
27 Asian Vegetables (Ung Tsoi) (CE)
76 Hydroponic Asian Vegetables
79 Herbs, Lettuce & Asian Vegetables (CE)
95 Barden Asian Hydroponics (CE)
108 Noodles of Tender Greens

Berryfruits
79 Growing Raspberries (RI)
90 Berry Fruit in Belgium
100 Growing Goji Berries – Part 1
101 Growing Goji Berries – Part 2
105 Greenhouse Berry Fruit in Mexico
110 Keeping blackcurrants chemically clean
128 Berry Fruit Production – PART 1
129 Berry Fruit Production – PART 2
130 Year-Round Raspberry Production
156 Sweet harvest
156 Fruit growing in 2060
158 From Soil to Substrate
159 Bringing blueberries into protection
159 Top quality blueberries

Bumblebees
(see ‘Flowering & Pollination’)

Capsicum, Peppers & Chillies
08 Growing Capsicums
18 Capsicums and Bottom Heat (RI)
18 Capsicums and Bottom Heat (RI)
25 Capsicum Base Formula (RI)
43 Hydroponic Peppers (CE)
56 Rainbow Growers
59 Growing Chillies (RI)
90 Southern Paprika (CE)
96 New Life Industries (CE)
101 McWethy Farms

Carbon Dioxide
01 Carbon Dioxide Controllers
01 Glasshouse Enrichment – methods of delivering CO2
01 Mass by Gas: CO2 benefits
41 Light and Carbon Dioxide
41 Carbon Connection, The
47 Carbon Dioxide and Water (RI)
72 CO2 Safety Issues in the Greenhouse (RI)
76 Carbon Dioxide Enrichment – Part 1
78 Carbon Dioxide Enrichment – Part 2

Carnations
06 Carnation Splendour (CE)
08 Thrumster Farm (CE)
17 Greenville Hydroponics (CE)
30 Van Wyk Flowers (CE)
33 Towards a Blue Carnation
37 Booyong Farm (CE)
39 Carnations in the Tropics (CE)
39 Hydroflore (CE)
117 Reigning ‘Queen of Carnations’

Commercial Planning
06 Planning Commercial Operations – Part 1
07 Planning Commercial Operations – Part 2
28 Essential Planning
52 Turning Waste into Growth Commercial Planning
53 Commercial Hydroponic Planning (RI)
56 Starting an NFT Business
60 Purchasing a Greenhouse – starting up (RI)
63 Hydroponics as a Production System
71 Setting up Commercial Hydroponics (RI)
84 Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)
94 Field vs Glasshouse Tomatoes
98 How to plan a commercial hydroponic enterprise (RI)
99 What commercial crop to grow? (RI)
100 Greenhouse Precinct Concept
101 How To Make Your Finance Flow
101 Supply Chain Parity For Fruitful Horticulture
104 AusIndustry Assistance Program
113 VegInsights
134 How to plan a commercial hydroponic enterprise (RI)
144 Emerging Hydroponics Industry – industry assessment
146 Innovation Under Glass
150 Planning a commercial hydroponic enterprise.(RI)

Conferences & Expositions
08 8th ISOSC Congress 1992
10 Australian Hydroponics Conference 1993
15 NZ Hydroponic Conference 1994
20 Dutch Approach Symposium, The
22 Export Field Day 1995
23 Field Day Success 1995
24 Australian Hydroponics Conference 1995
30 HSA Conference 1996
30 9th ISOSC Congress 1996
35 Australian Hydroponics Conference 1997
36 HSA Conference 1997
37 Peru Conference 1997
39 Inaugural Greenhouse Expo 1998
41 Irrigation Conference & Expo 1998
42 HFF Conference 1998
42 Hydroponic Merchants Conference 1998
42 HMA Product Spotlights 1998
42 Protected Cropping Expo 1998
47 Asociacion Hydroponica Mexicana 1999
48 Hydroponic Merchants Conference 1999
48 HMA Product Spotlights 1999
49 Australian Hydroponics Conference 1999
52 HSA Conference 2000
53 10th ISOSC Congress 2000
54 HFF Conference 2000
54 Hydroponic Merchants Conference 2000
54 HMA Retailer’s Corner 2000
54 HMA Product Spotlights 2000
56 Gold Coast Hydroponics (NZ) 2001
59 Taiwan Symposium 2001
60 AHGA Conference 2001
60 Hydroponic Merchants Conference 2001
60 Asia-Pacific Conference 2001
62 Hortifair Amsterdam 2002
63 ISHS International Symposium
63 ISHS Council Meets
64 The World of Plasticulture
65 2nd Lettuce Industry Conference
66 HFF Conference 2002
68 Hortifair Amsterdam2003
72 Hydroponic Merchants Conference 2003
74 Floriade 2003
78 HFF Conference 2004
78 Tropical Greenhouse Symposium ICESC 2005
79 International Strawberry Symposium 2004
84 AHGA Conference 2005
85 Australian Herb & Spice Industry Workshop
85 ICESC-2005
87 PMA Summit 2005
89 Moroccan Magic
90 HFF 2006 – Diverse growing for a secure future
92 Herbs – more than just a bit on the side
93 AHGA National Industry Conference – Invitation
96 AHGA Conference 2007
102 HFF Conference 2008
103 Greenhouse Symposium in Turkey
103 Skretting Australasian Aquaculture Conference 2008
103 Growers meet in Bendigo
104 Hidroponia Peru
105 Guadalajara Aquaponics Conference
108 A Fresh Approach – AHGA Conference 2009
109 Maryborough Magic
110 Feeding Sydney
111 Light in Horticulture
112 Singapore Convention
114 8th National Wildflowers Conference
114 Creating a Climate of Growth
115 Science and Horticulture for People
116 Mobile Gullies in Belgium
121 Hydroponic Symposium in Mexico
122 Soilless Culture Symposium – Shanghai
122 IOBC Workshop – IPM working group meet in England
125 Future Direction for AHSIA
126 Soilless Science in Shanghai
126 ICESC Shanghai
127 The Future – Filling in the Gaps
131 Solutions for Sustainable Growth (PCA2013)
133 What do I get from attending a conference? (RI)
135 PCA Conference 2013 (Melbourne)
136 Greening Sydney
141 Innovations in Agriculture – GFIA report UAE
142 SEAVEG 2014 – small-scale farming
143 Vegetable Grafting Symposium (ISHS)
146 Networking for Knowledge – HFF 2014 (Mulwala, Vic)
148 International Horticulture Congress – IHC2014, Brisbane
155 GFIA2015 Roundup (UAE)
158 Protected Cropping Conferences (Jupiters)

Crop Management
05 Deleafing (RI)
20 Managing Recycled Water
24 Direction of Crop Row (RI)
51 Nutrient Management (RI)
57 Hitting the Target
69 Managing Nutrient Recirculation
73 Managing Crops in Saline Environments
84 Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)
87 Preventing excessive stress on the crop
88 Grafting
87 Managing the Root Zone
91 Chilling the Root Zone
91 Strategies to Avoid Salinity
92 Managing the Greenhouse Environment
96 Revolution in Crop & Labour Management
97 Fundamental Management of Hydroponic Systems – Part 1
97 Identifying nutrient deficiencies (RI)
98 Fundamental Management of Hydroponic Systems – Part 2
100 A Flight of Fancy
100 Polymer Additives
100 How can a grower reduce the risk of crop loss?(RI)
102 Iron in Crop Nutrition
102 Off-Plant Pesticide Residues – Part 2
103 Spot-on spraying for greenhouses
103 Should I install reverse osmosis for my bore water? (RI)
104 Plant Balance
104 Biocontrol is Good Agricultural Practice
105 Crop Production in Semi-Arid Regions
105 Putting Bugs in their Place
105 Controlling Plant Balance by Irrigation
105 Plant Management
106 Weed Control in English Strawberries
107 Movement of Water Through Plants
109 Recirculation Guidelines
109 Fertilising the Future
110 Keeping blackcurrants chemically clean
116 Lifting our Game
124 Ideal Hydroponic Growing System
126 Software for Hydroponics
126 Hydroengine
133 Electrostatic Sprayers
145 Principles of Plant Spacing
145 Is osmosis the mechanism for water uptake? (RI)
148 Scaling Back on Water Inpurity
150 Planning a commercial hydroponic enterprise. (RI)
151 Is algae a problem in hydroponic systems? (RI)
152 An American Perspective
154 What do we need to do to eliminate the need to water leach? (RI)
157 Photosynthesis & cleome research

Cucumbers
10 Cool as a Cucumber (CE)
17 Cucumber Challenge, The (CE)
18 Lafresh Hydroponics (CE)
23 Greenhouse Cucumbers (CE)
40 Hydroponics on the Inside (CE)
42 Cucumber Formula (RI)
62 Homegrown Cucumbers
65 Growing Greenhouse Cucumbers in Turkey
66 Cucumbers – phosphates and potassium (RI)
70 Growing Greenhouse Cucumbers
96 Dutch NFT Resurgence
113 Havilah Hydroponics
152 Protected Cropping in the Tropics
153 Lowood Lebanese Cucumbers (CE)
153 Should I flush my growing medium? (RI)
155 What is the future for hydroponic fertilisers? (RI)

Disinfection
16 Media Sterilisation (RI)
18 Ozone Sterilisation
20 Managing Recycled Water
22 Measuring Ozone Levels (RI)
22 Chlorination (RI)
23 Chlorination Story, The
33 Chlorine Treatment (RI)
33 Chlorine Treatment (RI)
36 An Introduction to Ozone
38 Ozone and Disinfestation – Part 1
38 Ultraviolet Light Disinfection – Part 1
39 Ultraviolet Light Disinfection – Part 2
41 Kelor Tree Water Purifier, The
44 Computerised Water Conditioning
45 Using UV: Practical Considerations
47 Nutrient Cleaning Dutch Style
47 Chlorine Levels (RI)
70 Ozone Treatment Effects on Nutrients (RI)
73 Microbes Battle Water Pollution
75 A Viable Alternative to Methyl Bromide
75 Ultraviolet Treatment
78 Chlorine Levels (RI)
115 Filtering the Options
123 Electrolysed Water
143 Disinfection Methods (AU perspective)
148 Scaling Back on Water Inpurity
156 Autumn Woes – UV filtration
162 Ultrafiltration

Drones
161 Flying high

Ecoponics
70 Ecoponics – Part 1
71 Ecoponics – Part 2
72 Ecoponics – Part 3

Education & Training
03 All in a Day’s Work
14 No Handicap Hydroponics
21 Life in the Fast Lane
22 Leonis Academy, The
24 Hydroponics in High Schools
45 Hydroponic Gardening in the Classroom
48 Greening the Classrooms of Peru
48 Hands On Horticulture
52 Getting Your Diploma
55 European Study Tour
61 Industry Career Opportunities – Part 1
62 Industry Career Opportunities – Part 2
63 Science Alive
66 Ohio Hydroponic Vegetable Program
74 Simplified Hydroponics for Kindergartens
76 Hydroponic Focus at Melb Uni
76 Simplified Hydroponics
82 Commercial Hydroponic Course
93 Canadian Greenhouse Study Tour
104 AusIndustry Assistance Program
114 Comparing Horticulture Industries
116 European Study Tour
118 Chisholm Institute Training Glasshouse
125 Specialised Glasshouse Training Courses
132 Priva Training Day
133 Le-Fresh Open Day
135 New Partnership (Chisholm TAFE & De Ruiter)
135 Pathways to Production
146 Innovations Under Glass – new UWS facility
147 Wageningen leads the way
152 An American Perspective
153 Online Certificate III in Production Horticulture
155 Haifa agronomy support

Electrical conductivity (EC)
03 What is Conductivity? (RI)
03 TDS/Conductivity Meters – buyers guide
13 Electrical Conductivity
15 DIY Conductivity Measurements
15 Measuring Electrical Conductivity (RI)
18 Converting mmol/l to ppm (RI)
27 Salinity Meters
28 Ion Specific Meters
28 Nutrient Strength & Measurement
31 Acidity, Alkalinity & pH
39 Conductivity Simplified
45 Importance of pH and EC (RI)
50 EC vs PPM
54 Salinity & Hydroponics – Part 1
55 Salinity & Hydroponics – Part 2
55 How to Build a Conductivity Meter
64 Advantages of Unit – Mole
67 Measurement for mg/L to ppm
73 How is ammonium used in pH control? (RI)
93 Organic fertilizers and EC meter
137 How do I manage EC (electrical conductivity)?PART 1 (RI)
138 How do I manage EC (electrical conductivity)? PART 2 (RI)
152 What can I do to reduce acid addition?

Energy & Environment
11 English Village Nurseries – tomatoes
20 Greenhouse Power
31 Tip and the Rose Farm – (CE)
32 Hydroponics & Environmental Standards
32 Phase Change Materials – solar heating
43 Electricity in Horticulture
44 Solar Savings
50 Designing a Greener House
59 Conserving Greenhouse Energy
59 Energy-saving Tips from Holland
59 Bergerden Project, The
59 Renewable Energy
60 Healthy Water – micro hydroelectric system
67 Conserving Energy in the Greenhouse
68 Greenhouse Solar Tower
82 Geothermal Energy
83 New Energy-Saving Greenhouse
91 Year-round tomatoes
93 Proposal to Ban Soluble Fertilizers in WA
95 Plants and Vernalization
102 The Urban Farmer
102 Seeding the Future
103 Temperature Gradients in Greenhouses
104 Temperature Control
105 The Global Warming Apocalypse
106 Towards a Carbon-Free Future
107 Going up the Wall
108 Climate for Change
110 LEDs for greenhouse lighting
114 Real Energy Alternatives
121 From Pit to Powerhouse
123 Potential Impact of Proposed Carbon Tax
124 New Membrane Technology
125 Calculating the Cost of Carbon
127 Carbon Friendly Thermal Energy
127 Energy saving in greenhouses
128 Greening Built Environments
134 Double Dutch Innovation
136 Ground Source Heat
136 New Tool Kit for Energy Efficiency
137 A Grower’s Climate
138 Biomass Energy … the new coal
140 Mobile Screen System Results
141 Solar Powered Elevated Gardens
147 Gippsland Growers Go Green (CE)
151 Fossil Fuel Free Future (Sundrop Farms) (CE)
151 Smart use of LEDs
161 Harnessing the power of biomass

Fertigation & Dosing
(see ‘Irrigation’)

Filtration
07 Reverse Osmosis in Hydroponics
24 Slow Sand Filtration
28 Water Filtration for Drip Irrigation
34 Slow Sand Filtration – flow rate
35 Slow Filtration Alternatives – rockwool
45 Living Machine, The
48 Reverse Osmosis & Waste Water Disposal (RI)
49 Solving the Odour Problem
51 Slow Sand Filtration
55 Is Reverse Osmosis an Option? (RI)
94 Osmosis and water uptake (RI)
148 Scaling Back on Water Inpurity
156 Autumn Woes – UV filtration
162 Ultrafiltration

Flavour
04 Flavour (RI)
28 Refractometers
33 Fruit Flavour

Floriculture
08 Growing Snapdragons
10 Mountain Colour – chrysanthemums
13 Hydroponic Bulb Production – Part 1
14 Hydroponic Bulb Production – Part 2
17 Greenville Enterprises (CE)
25 Cut Flowers
25 Australian Cut Flowers – Sturt Desert Pea
30 Van Wyk Flowers (CE)
36 Doing My Sums (RI)
37 Desert Flowers – Chelsea Flower Show
37 Desert Flowers – Kangaroo Paw
38 Hydroponic Wallflowers
40 Hydroponic Lisianthus (CE)
46 Hydroponic Lisianthus (CE)
52 Hydroponic Flower Growing (RI)
56 Longer-Life Flowers
68 Greenhouse Gerbera Production
74 Bloomin’ Magic
74 Queensland Floriculture Blooms
79 Indonesian Flower Power (CE)
88 Saying it with Flowers
96 Blokker Freesia Tasmania (CE)
98 Introducing the Bromeliad family
101 Ceara Roses
104 Tulip Time in Windy Hill
107 Ethiopian floriculture shoots then wilts
108 Kenyan floriculture feels flak from all sides
146 Valleys of the Violets (CE)
147 Flowering on the Coast (CE)
148 A Growing Family – potted indoor plants (CE)
150 LED Evaluation for Gerbera Production

Flowering & Pollination
37 Bumblebee Pollinators
55 Flowering & Pollination
59 Bumblebees Under Study
69 Plight of the Bumblebee
71 ‘True Blue’ Bees with a Buzz
77 A Bee’s Eye View
77 A Critical Study – of bumblebees
77 Domestication of Blue-Banded Bees
77 Bumblebees in Israel
79 A World of Diversity – taxonomy of bumblebees
88 The Buzz on Blue-Banded Bees
88 Bumblebees for Pollination
89 Blue-Banded Bees Past the First Hurdle
111 Bumblebees as Pollinators
145 New Bumblebee Campaign
157 Flowers for bees
162 Rooftop bounty (CE)

Fodder Production
03 Drought Buster (CE)
26 Hydroponic Fodder (RI)
35 Fodder Factory for Cattle (CE)
69 Sprouts Alive!
70 Drinking Your Greens – wheatgrass
70 Green Feed
89 New Dutch-Australian Partnership
89 An Alternative Feed System
96 Dutch NFT resurgence
109 The Revolution is Here
114 Rabbits, Rabbits, Everywhere Rabbits
155 Sprouting out

Food Security
122 Food Security – Experts meet in Durban
140 Jakarta: towards food security
141 Innovations in Agriculture – GFIA report UAE
155 GFIA2015 Roundup

Freshcuts
23 Fresh-Cut Produce
26 Modified Atmosphere Packaging
47 Master of Mesclun (CE)
63 New Technologies in Freshcuts
66 From Price Taker to Price Maker
93 New Zealand Fresh Cuts

GM Foods
41 Genetic Engineering
80 Genetically Modified Foods
95 Fast-Tracking Varietal Development

Greenhouse Climate Control
32 Phase Change Materials – solar heating
34 Greenhouse Heating – waste oil
41 Greenhouse Temperatures – temp variations
42 Fogging Systems
48 Low Growing Temperatures (RI)
49 Controlling the Seasons
57 Greenhouse Ventilation & Cooling
58 Greenhouse Heating
60 Solar Greenhouse – heating system
61 Greenhouse Climate Control
64 Ventilate for Healthy Plants
67 Blowing Hot and Cold in the Greenhouse
79 Greenhouse Heating
84 Greenhouse Mechanic – Installing climate control screens and
92 Cool Solutions (CE)
103 Temperature Gradients in Greenhouses
103 Greenhouse Fans Need Proper Layout
104 Temperature Control
113 Future Proofing
117 Smarter Greenhouse Climate Control
119 Importance of ventilation in commercial greenhouses
125 Air Handling Units and Forced Air Ventilation
125 Semi-Closed Greenhouses
130 Retractable Roof Greenhouses (Book Review)
134 Double Dutch Innovation
134 Vent, Fog and Fan – PART 1
135 Vent, Fog and Fan – PART 2
137 A Grower’s Climate
137 Greenhouse Ventilation
140 Mobile Screen System Results
154 Bring it to light

Greenhouse Coverings
18 Greenhouse Screens – Part 1
19 Greenhouse Screens – Part 2
29 UV Light and Coverings (RI)
56 Greenhouse Covering Materials
61 Light-Manipulating Plastics
68 The Art of Netting
71 Tough Greenhouse Film
79 Comparing Smart Films
80 Sulphur, Chlorine & Premature Film Aging
84 Greenhouse Mechanic – Installing climate control screens and fogging systems
92 Cool Solutions (CE)
102 Off-Plant Pesticide Residues – Part 2
137 A Grower’s Climate
140 Mobile Screen System Results
149 Climate Families from Svensson
154 Bring it to light
160 Innovations in greenhouse coatings

Greenhouse Design
02 Innovative Solar Greenhouse
02 Greenhouse Basics
02 Greenhouse Construction
02 Solar Greenhouse
12 Eco-System Hydroponics
17 21st Century Greenhouse
20 Greenhouse Power
21 Reducing the Technology Gap
21 Bridging the Gap
22 Inside the Greenhouse
25 Open-Roof Greenhouse, The
30 Hi-Tech Farming (CE)
30 Towards a Future Greenhouse
30 Greenhouse Safety – UV radiation risks
36 Greenhouse Simplified, The
39 Greenhouse Design – optimising production
44 Low Cost Greenhouse
46 Future Greenhouses for Tropical Production
46 Greenhouse Technology & Design
46 Retractable Roof Greenhouses
50 Designing a Greener House
54 Greenhouse – Back to Basics
55 Comparing Various Greenhouse Designs
58 Smarter Greenhouse Production
60 Rose Tea House – setting up (RI)
61 National Centre for Greenhouse Horticulture
63 Greenhouse Goliath
64 Greenhouse Alignment (RI)
64 The Eden Project
65 The Best in Dutch Horticulture
69 Decision-Making Software
75 Preparing the Greenhouse for Planting
79 Tomorrow’s Closed-Circuit Greenhouse
81 Celebrating the Double-Poly Greenhouse
82 Geothermal Energy
82 Classy New Glasshouse
83 New Energy-Saving Greenhouse
92 Going Undercover
94 d’VineRipe (CE)
96 Inside the New Generation GCA 9600
97 Redpath SuperTwin & SuperLight double ridge
99 Simply d’Vine
100 Building a Modern Greenhouse
102 Glasshouse production: the way of the future
103 Greenhouse Fans Need Proper Layout
107 Tomorrow’s Greenhouse Today
130 New Biome Project
134 Double Dutch Innovation
143 Raising the Roof (retractable roof)
146 Innovation Under Glass – new UWS facility
149 Greenhouse Expansion in Russia
159 Tunnel vision
162 Brella Fields Produce (CE)

Greenhouse Maintenance
39 Optimising the Greenhouse
44 Renovating Older Greenhouses
52 Greenhouse Hygiene
76 Greenhouse Maintenance and Repairs
77 Saving Water for Greenhouses
82 Automated Monitoring of Greenhouse Vegetables
109 The Revolution is Here
111 Keeping it Clean
118 New Glasshouse Expansion

Greenhouse Equipment
129 Greenhouse Fertigation in Spotlight
129 Keeping Greenhouses green – new hose solution
129 Greenhouse Growers Toolbox app
137 Greenhouse Ventillation
144 Fertigation & Dosing Systems
160 Getting smarter

Greenhouse Management
01 Plants in the Sun – UV exposure
05 Environmental Controllers – buyers guide
15 Inside the Growroom
17 Greenhouse Environment, The
18 Waste Water Accreditation
21 Controlling the Environment
40 Greenhouse for Hot Climates
40 Environmental Influences on Crops – Part 1
41 Environmental Influences on Crops – Part 2
57 Seeking Saline Solutions (CE)
58 A Million White Acres
62 Passive Wetland System
63 Using Pesticides Safely
68 Understanding Micro-climate
71 Glasshouse Environmental Controller
82 Air Pollution in the Greenhouse
83 New Energy-Saving Greenhouse
91 Year-round tomatoes
92 Drought…A time of opportunity
92 Managing the Greenhouse Environment
93 Proposal to Ban Soluble Fertilizers in WA
95 Plants and Vernalization
96 Managing the Greenhouse Environment
104 Plant Balance
121 Explanation and management of plant balance? (RI)
128 d’VineRipe expansion
145 Principles of Plant Spacing
154 Don’t Stress Your Plants
157 Photosynthesis & cleome research
159 Tunnel vision
160 Getting smarter
161 What are the most important greenhouse properties?
162 Temperature and light

Health & Nutrition
27 Fruit & Vegetable Consumption in Australia
32 Clean and Green
40 Is Hydroponic Food Harmful? (RI)
52 Selenium Health Implications (RI)
53 Health & Hydroponics
55 Nutrition and Hydroponics
56 Changi General Hospital (CE)
65 You Say Tomato, I Say Lycopene
75 Strawberries for Health
78 Occupational, Health & Safety
78 Occupational, Health & Safety
82 Herbs & Spices Review – Basil
83 Herbs & Spices Review- Feverfew
84 Herbs & Spices Review – capsicum, chillies and peppers.
85 Herbs & Spices Review – Turmeric
86 Herbs & Spices Review – Ginger
87 Herbs & Spices Review – Thyme
88 Herbs & Spices Review – Lemon Balm
89 Herbs & Spices Review – Peppermint
90 Herbs & Spices Review – Marigold
91 Herbs & Spices Review – Meadowsweet
92 Herbs & Spices Review – Garlic
93 Herbs & Spices Review – Green Tea
94 Herbs & Spices Review – Food Enzymes
95 Anti-Ageing Herbs
96 The Natural Man: An Holistic Approach
96 (E.coli in leafy green vegetables (RI)
98 Herbs & Spices Review – St John’s Wort
99 Herbs & Spices Review – Olives
100 Herbs & Spices Review – Golden seal
101 Herbs & Spices Review – Mullein
102 Herbs & Spices Review – Stinging nettle leaf
103 Herbs & Spices Review – Ginseng
104 Herbs & Spices Review – Gotu kola
105 Herbs & Spices Review – cinnamon
106 Medicinal Chamomile
106 Herbs & Spices Review – Oregano
107 Herbs & Spices Review – Fenugreek
108 Herbs & Spices Review – Black cohosh
109 Herbs & Spices Review – Phytoestrogens
110 Fermentation
111 Herbs & Spices Review – Stress relieving herbs.
112 Herbs & Spices Review -Chamomile
114 Herbs & Spices Review – Metabolic Syndrome
115 The Great Cholesterol Debate
116 Understanding Fats
118 Polyunsaturated Oils and Trans Fats
119 Herbs & Spices Review – St Mary’s thistle
121 Herbs & Spices Review – Nuclear madness
123 Herbs & Spices Review – The Autism epidemic Part 1
124 Herbs & Spices Review – The autism epidemic part 2
125 Herbs & Spices Review – Liver toning herbs
126 Herbs & Spices Review – Herbs for the gallbladder
127 Herbs & Spices Review – Medicinal Roadside Weeds
128 Herbs & Spices Review – The bitters
132 Mint Fresh Hydroponics
150 Bitter Melon
153 No place like home-grown (Hepatitis A scare)
158 The Age of Food

Hemp
16 Turning Over a New Leaf
16 Hemp Clothing Makes a Comeback
16 Indian Hemp – for clothing/paper
132 Hemp: Devil Weed or Valuable Plant Crop

Herbs & Spices
01 Living Herbs
06 Hydro-Herbs (CE)
09 Growing Basil
12 Growing Ginger
24 Going Herbal (CE)
35 Living Produce (CE)
38 Herbal Quality (CE)
42 Tender Greens – oregano (CE)
52 Hydroponic Chives (RI)
54 Fresh Herbs from the Carolina Foothills
62 Catmint Culture
67 The Original Snake Oil – Echinacea
70 Greater Celandine
72 A Farmer’s Story – parsley (CE)
73 Problems growing herbs in sawdust (RI)
73 Aeroponic Production of Medicinal Herbs
79 Herbs & Spices Review – Sage
79 Herbs, Lettuce & Asian Vegetables
80 Herbs & Spices Review – rosemary
81 Herbs & Spices Review – Coriander
82 Herbs & Spices Review – Basil
83 Herbs & Spices Review- Feverfew
84 Herbs & Spices Review – Capsicum, Chillies and Peppers.
85 Herbs & Spices Review – Turmeric
85 Australian Herb & Spice Industry Workshop
86 Herbs & Spices Review – Ginger
87 Herbs & Spices Review – Thyme
88 Herbs & Spices Review – Lemon Balm
89 Herbs & Spices Review – Peppermint
90 Herbs & Spices Review – Marigold
91 Chilling the Root Zone
91 Lemon Balm
91 Herbs & Spices Review – Meadowsweet
92 Herbs – more than just a bit on the side
92 Herbs & Spices Review – Garlic
93 Herbs & Spices Review – Green Tea
93 Herbs at Home
93 Growing Ginger (RI)
94 Herbs & Spices Review – Food Enzymes
94 Research funding silence critics (RI)
95 Anti-Ageing Herbs
96 Herbs & Spices Review – Bacopa
97 Herbs & Spices Review – Kava
98 Herbs & Spices Review – St John’s Wort
99 Herbs & Spices Review – Olives
99 Tasman Bay Herbs – Paradise Down Under
100 Polymer Additives
100 Herbs & Spices Review – Golden seal
101 Herbs & Spices Review – Mullein
102 Herbs & Spices Review – Stinging nettle leaf
103 Herbs & Spices Review – Ginseng
104 Herbs & Spices Review – Gotu kola
105 Herbs & Spices Review – cinnamon
106 Medicinal Chamomile
106 Herbs & Spices Review – Oregano
106 Passionate Producer of Culinary Herbs
107 Herbs & Spices Review – Fenugreek
107 Biocontrol Rules at Freshzest Herbs
108 Herbs & Spices Review – Black cohosh
109 Herbs & Spices Review – Phytoestrogens
111 Herbs & Spices Review – Stress relieving herbs.
112 Herbs & Spices Review -Chamomile
114 Herbs & Spices Review – Metabolic Syndrome
115 The Great Cholesterol Debate
119 Herbs & Spices Review – St Mary’s thistle
120 Herbs & Spices Review – Elderberry
120 Flavours of Success: Australian Fresh Leaf Herbs
121 Herbs & Spices Review – Nuclear madness
122 Herbs & Spices – Unique Australian essential oils
123 Herbs & Spices Review – The Autism epidemic Part 1
124 Herbs & Spices Review – The autism epidemic Part 2
125 Herbs & Spices Review – Liver toning herbs
126 Herbs & Spices Review – Herbs for the gallbladder
127 Herbs & Spices Review – Medicinal Roadside Weeds
128 Herbs & Spices Review – The bitters
157 Thinking small (CE)
160 Testing the waters (CE)
162 Rooftop bounty (CE)

History
23 ISOSC History
32 Camp Cofu – early Japanese hydroponics
40 Hydroponic History of the USA
92 The history of hydroponics (RI)
109 The military use of hydroponics in WWII (RI)
110 Wake Island Hydroponics (RI)
136 Is the ancient history of hydroponics true or not? (RI)
143 Did the Hanging Gardens of Babylon really exist? (RI)

Home/Hobby Hydroponics
01 Hydroponic Hobby Farming
02 Hydroponic Hobby Farming
02 Southern Oasis (CE)
04 Garden Gossip (CE)
05 Roof-top Gardening (CE)
06 Evergreen Hydroponicum (CE)
06 Growth Chambers – buyers guide
08 Uncommon Sense (CE)
09 Backyard Lab, The
09 Happy Tinkering
14 Water Gardening
14 No Handicap Hydroponics
15 DIY Conductivity Measurement
15 Inside the Growroom
15 Replicating Nature – growth chambers
16 Handyman’s Hydroponics
17 21st Century Greenhouse
19 Hydroponics Indoors
21 Life in the Fast Lane
23 Hobby Hydroponics – drum/pipe hydro-garden
24 Backyard Hydroponics in the Tropics
25 Backyard Hothouse
26 Hybrid Flood & Drain System
28 Hydroponic Hothouse
29 Growing Vegetables in Plastic Basins
29 Backyard Hobby Hydroponics
33 Mobile Greenhouse
35 Hobby Hydroponics in Howick
35 A Hydroponic Lifestyle
38 Wallflowers – DIY wall unit
39 Hydroponic Landscape, The
40 Suitable Pump for Hobby Garden (RI)
40 Bottlewick System, The
43 Gardening with Sand
43 High Fibre Hydroponics
43 Stress-Free Gardening
44 Pitching Hobby Systems
52 Chilled Tomatoes
52 Avian Hydroponics
56 Backyard Flower Power
58 Parlour Pineapples
60 Winter Challenge – backyard greenhouse
61 Hobby System Management (RI)
62 Homegrown Cucumbers
90 Hobbyist Corner
93 Anything Goes
93 Hobbyist Corner
95 Winter Greenhouse
96 Homegrown Marmalade
103 How do I start hydroponics as a hobby? (RI)
104 Oxygen and Air Pumps
106 Homegrown Production in Wodonga
111 Hobby Corner – Home-grown climate change solutions.
127 Hydroponic Ginger
130 Why is my hobby hydroponic system giving problems? (RI)
141 Solar Powered Elevated Gardens
142 Sproutwell Greenhouses
143 Grow-Fresh Greenhouses
144 Home Hydroponics
147 Backyard Aquaponics
151 Is algae a problem in hydroponic systems? (RI)

Horticulture Code of Conduct
82 Horticulture Business Code
94 Mandatory Code of Conduct (RI)

Humidity
20 Humidity and Fresh Produce
40 Temperature & Humidity
48 Understanding Humidity
88 Steamed up on Humidity
98 Understanding Humidity Control
109 Air Humidity, Stomata and Transpiration
113 Future Proofing
118 Humidification
127 Improving Humidity Control Saves Energy

Industry News
27 Fruit & Vegetable Consumption in Australia
37 New Hydroponics R&D Centre
53 Olympic Victory for Hydroponics
53 Holland Restructures Industry
58 British growers Under Siege
58 A Million White Acres
59 Bergerden Project, The
61 Taiwan Leads Java into Hydroponics
65 The Best in Dutch Horticulture
76 Hydroponic Focus at Melb Uni
77 Torrens Island Greenhouse Precinct
78 Towards 2020: Vision or Myopia
79 Reprieve for NCGH
80 Top of the range truss Ttomatoes
86 A Winning Combination
86 Laser Labelling
89 New Dutch-Australian Partnership
92 Hobby greenhouse
93 A New Star is Born
94 Hydroponic Grower Takes a Beating
94 Survival of the Farmer
95 Control of Chemicals of Security Concern
95 Bioinsecticide Breakthrough
100 Growing Wiser
102 Seeding the Future
124 Western Promise
158 Opportunity knocks
159 New trends for Australian agriculture
159 Hydroponics: potential & challenges
160 ChemClear celebrates milestone

Integrated Pest Management
07 Beneficial Insects for the Garden – Part 1
08 Beneficial Insects for the Garden – Part 2
12 Eco-system Hydroponics
22 Greenhouse Pest Control
30 Biological Control – native wasps
36 Going Green (CE)
41 Greenhouse Insect Netting
45 Greenhouse IPM Around the World
45 Integrated Pest Management Workshop
47 Putting IPM into Practice
49 Biological Pesticides
51 Biological Additives (RI)
58 Biological Controls of Diseases
58 Pest & Disease Control in Europe
62 Biological Control of Whitefly
63 Bux Mont Hydroponics (CE)
63 New Biological Control Agent
65 Ditching Pesticides: Are we ready?
65 The Age of IPM
66 Beneficial Organisms for the Greenhouse
66 Pesticides to Biocontrols
76 Towards a Greener Greenhouse
82 IPM Practices for Outdoor Growers
84 New Biological Control Agents
84 Beneficials & Pesticides: Can they Co-exist?
93 A New Star is Born
94 Down & Dirty
95 Pesticide Residues
95 Bioinsecticide Breakthrough
97 Minor Use is a Major Problem
99 Green Solutions for Greenhouse Pests
99 Biological Control for Slugs
101 Off-Plant Pesticide Residues – Part 1
104 Biocontrol is Good Agricultural Practice
105 Putting Bugs in their Place
107 Biocontrol Rules at Freshzest Herbs
108 Coming soon to a tomato crop near you – Tuta absoluta
109 IPM Benefits From International Experiences
110 Predatory bugs enhance biocontrol in Australia
111 Bugs for Bugs
111 Montdorensis in the Limelight
112 Eretmocerus warrae
113 Meet Biological Services
114 A Tale of Two Psyllids
115 Organic Crop Protectants
116 NZ Biocontrol Industry in Hot Water
117 Minor Use Permits Revisited
118 New Predatory Mites
118 Greenhouse Capsicum IPM
119 Greenhouses – A fruit fly-free Zone?
120 Where have all the ladybirds gone? Part 1
121 Where have all the ladybirds gone? Part 2
122 IOBC Workshop – IPM working group meet in England
123 IPM in Hydroponic Strawberries
124 Hedon Salads Embraces IPM
125 Viridaxis
126 Leading UK Pot Plant Producer Uses IPM
127 Beneficial Nematodes
128 Miniature pirate bug sucks life out of crop pests
129 Bugs for Bugs Flood Recovery
129 How do pestides work? (RI)
133 Hippo Enhanced
135 Neoseiulus californicus
145 Australian IPM Companies Join Forces
147 Timing the Release of Beneficials
148 Turkey’s Biocontrol Champion
151 On the Fly
151 Those Pesky Flies
152 An American Perspective
153 Tuta absoluta (updated)
159 Using biologicals
162 Trichoderma

Interviews
03 Lance Fergusson: Future Garden Supply
07 Van Patten Publishing
10 Dr Cees Sonneveld
11 Dr Cees Sonneveld
24 Bernard Sparkes: L.O. Jeffs

Irrigation
26 Drip Irrigation -a guide
33 Irrigation Automation Controls
41 Irrigation Conference & Expo 1998
42 Irrigation Drippers
43 Monitoring Moisture in Soilless Media
44 Greenhouse Irrigation Systems
81 Variable Speed Pumping
128 Biofilm… the unseen menace
129 Adopting Sub-Surface Irrigation
131 Dutch Fertigation Tips
141 The ‘Buried Diffuser’
144 Fertigation & Dosing Systems
156 How is a blend valve used in recirculation? (RI)
159 Specialist fertigation techniques

Lettuce / Microgreens
01 Tropical Hydroponics (CE)
05 Postharvest Lettuce
09 Colour of Lettuce (RI)
09 Booth Hydroponics (CE)
13 Pacific Hydroponics (CE)
14 Lettuce Growth
18 Bluewater Hydroponics (CE)
19 Devine Hydroponics (CE)
21 HydroFresh Produce (CE)
23 Fleurieu Courmet Foods (CE)
24 Victor Harbor Hydroponics (CE)
25 Hawaiian Lettuce
26 Salad Factory, The (CE)
31 Rainforest to the Sea (CE)
31 Arc Greenhouses (CE)
32 Gooseberry Farm (CE)
32 Wamba Wamba (CE)
34 Western Lettuce (CE)
35 Hot Summers and Tipburn (RI)
36 Fancyleaf Farm (CE)
37 Booyong Farm (CE)
41 No Waste Farm (CE)
44 California-style NFT (CE)
45 Lettuce Success (CE)
47 Masters of Mesclun (CE)
48 Hydro Age Farms (CE)
49 Factors Influencing Colour in Lettuce (RI)
49 Caribbean Hydroponics (CE)
50 Highland Hydroponics (CE)
51 Oh Farms (CE)
54 Lettuccino and Lettuce Jelly
55 Soft Rot & Browning in Lettuce
58 Simply Superb Lettuce (CE)
61 Bangkok Lettuce (CE)
64 The Colour of Lettuce (RI)
65 Decreasing Tipburn in enterprise
70 Hydroponic Lettuce Research
74 Clean Green Hydro Lettuce (CE)
75 Blame it on the Nasonovia (lettuce aphid)
78 From Wild Seed to Functional Food
78 Growing Greenhouse Lettuce
79 Herbs, Lettuce & Asian Vegetables
87 Clean Green Hydro (CE)
93 New Zealand Fresh Cuts (CE)
93 Lefroy Valley Seeds
94 Hydroponic Grower Takes a Beating
96 Reducing nitrate in lettuce (RI)
97 Nitrate and Nitrite in Vegetables
100 Hydro-Pure Growers
100 Wild Storm Shreds Lettuce
107 Territory Lettuce (CE)
108 Ghost Gully Produce (CE)
113 Havilah Hydroponics (CE)
126 Energy Efficient Hydroponic Lettuce Farm (CE)
132 Quality Input Equals Quality Output (CE)
136 Norfolk Island Hydroponics (CE)
151 Farming the Future (CE)
152 An American Perspective
153 Corras Farm (CE)
157 Thinking small (CE)
158 Setting up a DFT (Deep Flow Technique) system (RI)
159 Can I stop my Deep Flow Technique recirculating pump overnight? (RI)

Light
02 HID Lamps – buyers guide
05 Son T Agro 400W
12 Gardening Under Lights – Part 1
13 Gardening Under Lights – Part 2
15 Replicating Nature – growth chambers
15 Inside the growroom
15 A Plant’s Eye View – measuring light
27 Lighting for Indoor Plant Growth
31 Indoor Strawberries and Light (RI)
31 Sulphur Lighting – Part 1
32 Sulphur Lighting – Part 2
33 Economics of Artificial Light (RI)
37 MH Safety Factors
38 Using Conversion Lamps
38 Cool Lighting
39 Troubleshooting HID Lighting Systems
40 Growroom set-up
41 Replacing HID Lamps
41 Light and Carbon Dioxide
42 Detecting & Measuring Light
43 Control Box, The
44 Rotating Light Movers
45 Understanding Lighting Measurements
46 Winter Light (CE)
46 Cooler Growing – Part 1
47 Cooler Growing – Part 2
48 Measuring Light Levels for Plants
50 Profitability Using Indoor Lights (RI)
50 Constant Wattage Ballast
57 Lighting in Horticulture
61 Light-Manipulating Plastics
61 Strawberries and Light (RI)
68 Water-Cooled Lighting
110 LEDs for greenhouse lighting
111 Light in Horticulture
112 Calculating Light and Lighting
119 LED light requirements
122 Solid State plasma Lighting
140 Lighting in Horticulture – Evergreen Series
140 Does Light Quality Impact on the Development of Edema
148 LEDs in Greenhouse Horticulture
150 LED Evaluation for Gerbera Production
151 Smart use of LEDs
153 LEDs add vigour to tomato crop (CE)
154 Light at the centre of crop advice
157 Photosynthesis & cleome research
157 LEDs improve plant growth
158 A Bright Future (HP4s)
161 Novel LED lighting research
162 Temperature and light
162 Philips LED lighting solutions

Magnetic Water Treatment
21 Magnetic Treatment of Water
42 Magnetic Attraction
148 Scaling Back on Water Inpurity

Marketing
09 High-Tech Flower Selling
17 Niche Marketing
20 Enterprise Networking
22 Export Field Day
22 Asia: The Woolworth’s View
23 Marketing Edge, The
23 Fresh-Cut Produce – market niche
26 Hydroponic Vegetable Grower Network
26 Hydroponic Network – update
29 Getting Ready to Export to Asia
29 Japanese Vegetable Production
31 Stepping Stones to Asia
33 BC Hothouse (CE)
42 Growing and Marketing (RI)
43 Protected Cropping: A Critical Analysis
44 Working the Internet
46 Innovative Retail Marketing in Singapore
46 The Perfect Showroom
52 Networking
61 BC Hothouse – single-desk system
61 MPS Celebrates Five Years
63 Hydroponics as a Production System
66 From Price Taker to Price Maker
67 A Sleeping Giant
67 Farmers’ Markets – Part 1
68 Farmers’ Markets – Part 2
71 A Question of Trust – US consumer report
72 Market System Reform
72 Battle of the Tomato Brands
73 A growing Industry – GVNSW
73 Are you giving consumers of hydro lettuce more than what they ask for?
78 Impacts of Global Market Drivers
80 Greenhouse Hydroponic Horticulture in NSW
81 Transparency in Transactions
82 Horticulture Business Code
84 Consumer Attitudes Towards Tomatoes
84 A Developing Market for Tasty Tomatoes
86 Laser Labelling
99 Biodegradable Polymers
132 Growing For Woolies – PART 1
133 Growing for Woolies – PART 2
149 Is there a culture of denial with hydroponic produce? (RI)

Media
(see ‘Substrates’)

Miscellaneous
01 Ionisation
05 Hydroponic Glossary
05 Colonizing Space
06 Biosphere 2
07 Butterfly Haven
12 Art of Illusion, The – bonsai culture
14 Water Gardening – pond culture
21 Darling Mills Restaurant
22 Plant Headaches
28 Hydroponics and the Internet
29 Hydroponic Farm Insurance
51 Fast Food Relief
51 Land EPCOT Center, The
53 Homeless Shelter Prototype
55 Bioplastics Under Trial
56 Rent a Roof
56 Retrofit Food Decks
56 Tanjong Pager Plaza
58 The Next Step – Mars or Bust
64 Biosphere 2
66 Planting by the Moon
70 Naming Names – binomial system
71 Photography for Growers
91 The Hypotheses of Hope
92 Drought…A time of opportunity
93 The Incident
94 Paperless Magazines
96 The Natural Man
100 Should I flush my hydroponic medium?(RI)
102 What is the cheapest way to get a friend started into hydroponics? (RI)
105 A Helping Hand for Growers
111 Hydroponics in shopping malls (RI)
112 The Future of Australian Horticulture
113 How did hydroponics develop after World War Two (RI)
114 Bitter Harvest
116 Gompers’ Science Curriculum
116 A Backpacker’s Odyssey – Part 1
117 A Backpacker’s Odyssey – Part 2
117 A False Start for Soilless
120 A Time for Reflection – Australian Hydroponic Industry
121 Grodan Substrate Supports Space Mission
122 Food Security
123 Deflating the Hype
124 Rijk Zwaan Australia Celebrates
126 Now is the Time to Invest
131 Build to Sell
133 5 Beautiful Gardens for Green Thumbs to Admire in Melbourne
149 Greenhouse Expansion in Russia
152 Space Farming
153 Seeing it through (farm insurance)
154 Growing for Survival (Doomsday Preppers)
158 Under the Dome
158 State of Flux
158 Globally Harmonised System of Classification
159 New trends for Australian agriculture
159 Space rocket
162 Rooftop bounty (CE)

Nutrient & Tissue Analyses
33 Plant Sap Analysis
34 On-Farm Nutrient Analysis – DIY analysis
36 Colourmetric Analysis
40 Capillary Electrophoresis
53 Suitability of Water (RI)
66 Raw Water Analysis
95 Micro-Elements in Agriculture
100 Foliar Feeding
103 NFT in Brazil
148 Scaling Back on Water Inpurity

Nutrient Film Technique
04 System Review – NFT culture
15 The Channelling Challenge (NFT)
15 Channelling Challenge, The
16 Super NFT System
29 NFT: Unexplored Potential
29 Nutrient Film Technique
46 Hybrid Drip-NFT System in Spain
48 Think Outside the Square (NFT)
56 Starting an NFT Business
72 What length should NFT channels be? (RI)
85 Cheap, Simplified NFT
90 Preliminary observations on a simplified form of NFT
90 NFT
95 Nutrition control in a recirculating system (RI)
96 Dutch NFT resurgence
97 Further observations on a simplified form of NFT
98 Getting out of the soil into NFT (RI)
100 A Flight of Fancy
103 NFT in Brazil
117 Observations on Root Exudation
118 Idiot-Proof Hydroponics
121 Can I make hydroponic channels out of aluminum? (RI)
148 What are the fundamentals of setting up an NFT system? (RI)
153 Corras Farm (CE)
159 Hydroponics: potential & challenges
160 Testing the waters (CE)
160 Setting up a trial NFT (Nutrient Film Technique) system.

Nutrient Management
02 Introduction to Nutrients
02 Regular Flushing (RI)
04 Nutrient Calculation Software – Review
06 Importance of Aeration, The
11 Seasonal Nutrient Changes (RI)
11 Basic Nutrients – elements plants use
12 Riddle of the Roots – nutrient absorption
12 Potassium Hydroxide (RI)
14 Flushing (RI)
13 High Sodium Chloride Level (RI)
13 Nutrient Management – Part 1
14 Nutrient Management – Part 2
16 Nutrient Management – Part 3
16 Interpreting Nutrient Labels
16 Grow and Bloom Formulations (RI)
17 Nitric and Phosphoric Acids (RI)
17 Agral and Calcium Hypochlorite (RI)
18 Nutrient Solution Temperatures (RI)
18 Nutrient Management – Part 4
18 Nutrient Scrubbers
20 Calcium Nitrate Forms (RI)
24 Single and Two-Part Mixes (RI)
24 Sodium Management
24 Nutrient Calculations (RI)
24 Nutrient Formulas (RI)
28 Nutrient Strength & Measurement
28 Calculating Nutrients (RI)
30 Effect of Adding Ammonium Ions (RI)
31 Calculating Run-off (RI)
32 Reducing Discard (RI)
33 Commercial Grade Calcium Nitrate (RI)
33 Analysing Calcium Nitrate (RI)
34 Sodium Build-up – Dutch approach
35 Extending Recirculating Solution Life (RI)
35 Seasonal Feeding – calc. nitrogen & potassium
35 Calculating Nitrogen & Potassium
36 Nutrients Simplified – Part 1
37 Nutrients Simplified – Part 2
38 Calcium and Crop Health
38 Seasonal Nutrition (RI)
41 Flushing (RI)
42 Dissolved Oxygen Levels (RI)
43 Solution Dynamics
43 Nutrient Solution Dynamics
43 Basic Nutrient Calculations (RI)
44 Nickel and Cobalt Additives (RI)
44 PVC Phytotoxicity (RI)
44 Calculating Fertilisers
46 Magnesium as Foliar Spray (RI)
46 Feed Solution Problem (RI)
49 Chelates and Sodium (RI)
49 Flow rate and Aeration (RI)
50 Ammonium vs Nitrate
51 Cooling Nutrient Solutions (RI)
51 Nutrient Management (RI)
51 Nutrient Ratios and Uptake
51 Phosphonic Acid (RI)
52 Oxygen in Hydroponics
54 NPK Calculations (RI)
54 Sodium and Chloride (RI)
55 Surface Salt Build-up (RI)
55 Water and Nutrient Uptake (RI)
59 Chelated Micronutrients
55 Nutrient Imbalance (RI)
63 The Nature of the Beast – nutrient deficiencies
64 Optimising Mineral Nutrition
65 Nitric Acid and Safety Precautions (RI)
67 Vegetable Feeding Requirements
69 Managing Nutrient Recirculation
70 Ratio of Potassium to Nitrogen (RI)
71 Nutrient Tanks (RI)
73 Managing Crops in Saline Environments
74 Water oxygen levels
75 Aspirin for Plants
91 Chilling the Root Zone
91 Strategies to Avoid Salinity
94 The Hibrix Story
94 Osmosis and water uptake (RI)
95 Micro-Elements in Agriculture
95 Substitute for ammonium nitrate (RI)
95 Nutrition control in a recirculating system (RI)
96 Reducing nitrate in lettuce (RI)
97 Nitrate and Nitrite in Vegetables
97 Identifying nutrient deficiencies (RI)
100 A Flight of Fancy
100 Foliar Feeding
102 Iron in Crop Nutrition
106 Recirculating Nutrient Solutions
109 Recirculation Guidelines
109 Fertilising the Future
112 How often should I discard my solution? (RI)
112 How do I sterilise my recirculating solution? (RI)
113 Water Supply and the Nutrient Solution
119 Product Review: Bluelab Dosetronic
120 Recycling Drain Water
129 Water uptake on an extremely hot day (RI)
130 Foliar Feeding
139 How do I manage nutrient balance? PART 1 (RI)
140 How do I manage nutrient balance in hydroponic systems? PART 2 (RI)
141 What are hydroponic fertilisers? (Nutrient management Part 3) (RI)
142 Zero Gravity Nutrient Delivery System
142 Salinity & Hydroponics
142 How important is water quality in hydroponics? (RI)
144 How do I manage sodium in a hydroponic solution? (RI)
146 Nutrient and Disease Relationships
146 What is the difference in results between soil and hydroponics? (RI)
148 Scaling Back on Water Inpurity
152 What can I do to reduce acid addition? (RI)
155 What is the future for hydroponic fertilisers? (RI)
157 How can I change a fertiliser formulation? (RI)
158 Globally Harmonised System of Classification
158 Setting up a DFT (Deep Flow Technique) system (RI)
159 Can I stop my Deep Flow Technique recirculating pump overnight? (RI)
160 Setting up a trial NFT (Nutrient Film Technique) system
162 Can I sterilise my water before planting? (RI)
162 Should I use copper fittings in hydroponics? (RI)

Orchids
11 Growing Orchids Hydroponically (RI)
11 Princely Orchids
19 Slipper Orchids
24 Orchid Growing System
25 Hawaain Orchids
26 Growing Orchids in Wastewater
43 Marketing Hydroponic Orchids
43 Niche Marketing with Orchids
50 Orchidville (CE)
50 Organic Orchids in Singapore
59 Cultivating Orchids Hydroponically
67 Flower Essence Spraying
86 Precise Influx Hydroponic Growth System
91 Chilling the Root Zone
92 Cool Solutions (CE)
96 Barrita Orchids (CE)
97 Floral arms race seduces insects
155 Haifa agronomy support

Organic Hydroponics
08 Worm Farming
17 Bioponics – Part 1
23 Microfarming
40 Urban Farming
50 Organic Orchids in Singapore
53 Organic Hydroponics Backyard Recipe
53 Organic Hydroponics – Part 1
54 Mega Cities of Tomorrow
54 Organic Hydroponics – Part 2
56 Agrotechnology Parks
62 Commercial Vermiculture
62 Urban Agriculture in Jakarta
64 Humates for Seed Enhancement
64 Waste Not: Want Not
73 Organic Hydroponics
75 Hydroponic vs. organic consumption nutrition (RI)
93 Setting the Standard
93 Organic fertilizers and EC meter
94 Organic Farming: Not Sustainable?
116 Organic Greenhouse Horticulture
121 Why not Organic Hydroponics?
133 Hippo Enhanced
134 Urban Farming a Reality
134 Retail Farming
146 Using Organic Fertilisers
147 Organic acid for pH adjustment? (RI)
148 NZ Horticulture Punches Above Weight
153 Corras Farm (CE)

Other Fruit & Vegetable Crops
06 Growing Eggplants
08 Spilling the Beans
10 Growing Okra (RI)
11 Growing Asparagus
12 Hydroponic Bonsai Culture
12 Growing Ginger
15 Hydroponic Rockmelon Trials
24 Growing Greenhouse Bulbs
29 Witlof in Hydroponics (CE)
35 Red Witlof (CE)
37 Plant Growing Guide
37 Hydroponic Orchard, The
38 Wasabi (CE)
38 Watercress in Hydroponics
39 Hydroponic Silver Beet (RI)
44 Medicinal Plants in Hydroponics
50 Growing Rockmelons (RI)
50 Warrigal Greens
52 Hydroponic Trees
59 Growing Dye-Bearing Plants
69 The Wonders of Watercress
74 Hydroponics Kusuma (CE)
79 Problems growing melons (RI)
81 Year-Round Asparagus Production
83 Greenhouse Production of Feverfew
86 A Winning Combination
91 Lemon Balm
96 Arandale Wasabi (CE)
120 Hydroponic Leeks – A comparative study
131 Growing Cherries
136 The Bromeliad Family
150 Bitter Melon
153 Seeing it through
160 Commercial algae production
160 Kiwifruit Koncepts

Pests & Diseases
01 Diagnosis of Poor Plant Health – Part 1
01 Pythium Fungus Link – (CE)
02 Diagnosis of Poor Plant Health – Part 2
03 Downy Mildew Fungus (RI)
03 Disease Control – Part 1
03 Plant Disease Symptoms
03 Diagnosis of Poor Plant Health – Part 3
04 Diagnosis of Poor Plant Health – Part 4
04 Control of Pythium (RI)
04 Disease Control – Part 2
22 Plant Headaches – saliclic Acid
24 Pythium and Crab Shells
31 New Technology Crop Protection
33 Plant Pests and Disease – gardener’s guide
35 Controlling Tipburn (RI)
37 Powdery Mildew & Silicon in Roses (RI)
38 Sulphur in Greenhouse Crops
49 Battling Botrytis
49 Blossom End Rot
55 Soft Rot & Browning in Lettuce
55 Pythium Pathology
56 Phytophthora and UV (RI)
56 Understanding Grey Mould
57 Pythium Control (RI)
57 Hitting the Target
57 Understanding Powdery Mildews
58 Pepino Mosaic Virus
59 Pepino Mosaic Virus (RI)
59 The Nature of the Beast – bacteria
60 The Nature of the Beast – fungi
61 Wilting Woes – self-diagnosis
61 The Nature of the Beast – viruses
62 The Nature of the Beast – nematodes
63 The Nature of the Beast – deficiencies
65 The Nature of the Beast – postharvest diseases
65 Decreasing Tipburn in Lettuce
67 The Fusarium File
68 Breathing in and out
69 Should I call the Doctor
71 Disease Escape
71 Quiescent Infections
73 Potted Bugs
72 Sugar Shunting & Susceptibility
75 Pythium and Phytophthora
76 Water quality & disease problems (RI)
76 How do I treat dam water? (RI)
79 Think Small … no, smaller than that – balancing microclimates
81 Botrytis is not always the villain
82 Automated Monitoring of Greenhouse Vegetables
83 Stress & Susceptibility
84 New Biological Control Agents
84 Beneficials & Pesticides: Can they Co-exist?
85 Looking for Chinks in Armour
86 TLC for Baby Plants
88 Pepino Mosaic Virus
89 Yellow Leaf Curl Virus
89 Blossom End Rot Syndrome
93 A New Star is Born: Amblyseius swirskii
97 Minor Use is a Major Problem
97 Fungicides in hydroponic solutions (RI)
99 Green Solutions for Greenhouse Pests
99 Biological Control for Slugs
101 Off-Plant Pesticide Residues – Part 1
103 What can I do to prevent Botrytis? (RI)
107 Biocontrol Rules at Freshzest Herbs
108 Coming soon to a tomato crop near you – Tuta absoluta
116 Lifting our Game
116 The Phytophthora Enigma
120 How can I prevent Blossom End Rot in tomatoes? (RI)
124 Fungicides and Copper Resistance in Vegetables
138 Blossom End Rot – Evergreen Series
139 Varroa Mite
139 Looking for Chinks in the Armour – Evergreen Series
146 Nutrient and Disease Relationships
151 Dozens of Pathogens Checked Simultaneously
151 On the Fly
151 Those Pesky Flies
152 An American Perspective
153 No place like home-grown (Hepatitis scare)
156 Autumn Woes
158 Disease Management

pH Control
01 Limiting factors of pH and Temperature
02 pH Meters – buyers guide
06 Lowering pH (RI)
07 Raising pH (RI)
08 Short and Long Term pH Effects (RI)
08 Merckoquant Test Strips
09 pH Factor
09 Influence of pH on Media (RI)
10 pH Range (RI)
12 Potassium Hydroxide (RI)
17 Nitric and Phosphoric Acids (RI)
17 What Does pH Really Mean?
21 Controlling pH (RI)
28 Nutrient Strength & Measurement
31 Acidity, Alkalinity & pH
45 Importance of pH and EC (RI)
46 pH Perspective
51 pH and the Hobbyist
51 Phosphonic Acid (RI)
65 Nitric Acid and Safety Precautions (RI)
73 How is ammonium used in pH control? (RI)
74 Using vinegar to lower pH (RI)
94 Water acidity (RI)
95 Substitute for ammonium nitrate (RI)
144 How do I manage sodium in a hydroponic solution? (RI)
147 Organic acid for pH adjustment? (RI)
152 What can I do to reduce acid addition? (RI)

Plant Factories
115 Urban Farming in Tokyo
140 Greening the Desert (Middle East Food Security)
141 The Ponix Solution
141 Commercially Viable Vertical Farm
142 Growing Green in Melbourne
142 Vertical Growing System
143 Hydroponics for the Homeless
146 Plant Factories – Part 1
148 Project Urban Grow
149 Plant Factories – Part 2
149 Vertical Farming & Urban Agriculture
149 Blooming in the City
150 Growing Local, Thinking Global
151 Farming the Future CE)
152 Growing up
155 Diversifying for success

Plant Hormones
11 Gibberellins
56 Plant Hormones & Plant Regulators
65 Dimethyl Sulfoxide and Plant Growth
80 Plant Hormones (RI)

Plant Pest
22 Greenhouse Pest Control
23 Sciarid Fly (RI)
25 Western Flower Thrip
30 Western Flower Thrip Update
33 Plant Pests and Disease – gardener’s guide
34 WFT – UK experience
41 Greenhouse Pests – and netting
48 Beating the Greenhouse Whitefly
57 Hitting the Target
62 Biological Control of Whitefly
63 Using Pesticides Safely
65 Ditching Pesticides: Are we ready?
66 Those Pesky Flies – fungas gnats & shore flies
70 Controlling Thrips in the Greenhouse
70 A New Age of Pest Control
74 Gunnery in the Greenhouse
75 Blame it on the Nasonovia (lettuce aphid)
76 Old Wives Tales
79 Think Small … no, smaller than that – balancing microclimates
82 Automated Monitoring of Greenhouse Vegetables
82 IPM Practices for Outdoor Growers
83 Stress & Susceptibility
90 Foxglove Aphid
101 Nematodes in Roses
108 Coming soon to a tomato crop near you – Tuta absoluta
151 Those Pesky Flies

Potato
81 Aeroponic Seed Potatoes in North Korea
91 Peribonka Potatoes
91 Better Potatoes from Better Technology
98 CSS Potato Farms
102 Peas and Potatoes
124 Soilless Potato Seeds in Peru
129 Growing Potatoes
133 Aeroponic Potato Production
134 Gourmet Potato Trials (Sth Africa)
144 Aeroponic Potatoes

Profiles
02 Otaki Hydroponics
04 Eutech Cybernetics
05 Polycarb Australia
06 Dr Victor Tully
07 Irelands Hydroponics
07 Alfred C. Sundstrom – vale
08 Rick Donnan
09 Hanna Instruments
10 General Hydroponics
11 Dr David Huett
12 NZ Hydroponics International
13 Keith Maxwell
14 Accent Hydroponics Pty Ltd
15 Otaki Hydroponics
16 Garden Friendly Products
17 Greg Seymour
18 Soluble Solution
19 Geoff Cresswell
20 Rijk Zwaan
21 Leigh James
22 Dr Brian Hanger
23 Dick Finlayson
24 Robert Hayes: Freshzest
25 Aquaplant Hawaii, The
25 Redpath Ideal Greenhouses
26 Chartwell Hydroponics
27 Sydage Hydroponics
28 Ablite Pty Ltd
29 Dr Allen Cooper
30 Carl Barry – Growth Technology
31 Asian Markets Research
32 Dr Keith Garzoli
33 CropKing Inc.
34 Franks Magic Crops Inc.
36 Plantasia Pty Ltd
37 ABC Hydroponics & Aquaculture
38 Peggy Madden: Equinox Nursery
39 Jack Ross
40 Carl Anderson – Virginia Hydroponics
41 David Nebauer: Lotus Red Network
42 Solardome Hydroponics
43 Crop Health Services
44 Dr Stephen Goodwin
44 Marilyn Steiner
45 Dr Lynette Morgan
46 Tropical & Sub-Tropical Weeds Research Unit
47 Hydrofarm Inc.
48 Homegrown Hydroponics Garden Centre
49 Graeme Smith: AHA President
50 Lon Dalton
51 Don Stewart: Britelites Hydroponix
52 Rambridge WHolesale Supply
53 Cesar Marulanda
54 NZ Hydroponics International
55 Ngee Ann Polytechnic
56 Protected Agriculture Enterpreneurs Assoc
57 Graeme Plummer: Holland Forge Pty Ltd
58 Dr Mike Nichols
59 Harmon Davidson: Green Air Products
60 Dr Stephen Goodwin
61 Harford Greenhouses
61 NCGH
62 Dr Howard M. Resh
63 Dr Sturan Sutherland
64 Otmar Silberstein
65 Advance Profile Tech
65 Withcott Seedlings
66 Moraitis Fresh
67 Testarossa Packers
68 Flavorite Tomatoes
69 Rob Santich – herbalist
71 Denis Crawford – macro photographer
72 Dr Keith Garzoli
72 Professor Derek Eamus
73 Martin Caldeyro Stajano
74 Flower Association of Queensland
75 Dr Luther Thomas – vale
76 Queensland Fruit & Vegetable Assoc.
77 Technolutionz Ltd
78 Agrotek Consultancy
79 Halifax Vogel Group
80 Tropicoir Lanka
83 Casetech Group – feature profile
84 Profile Feature – Exfoliators (Aust) Pty Ltd
86 Feature Profile – Boomaroo Nurseries
92 Dr Gericke (CE)
96 J&A Brandsema Pty Ltd (CE)
96 New Life Industries (CE)
96 John Hill Nursery (CE)
96 Blokker Freesia Tasmania (CE)
96 Arandal Wasabi (CE)
96 Tamar Valley Roses (CE)
104 Vales: Des Boxsell & Warren Andrew Nichol
108 Profile – Grodan celebrates 40 years
113 Powering Ahead
113 Meet Biological Services
115 Vale: Dr Keith Garzoli
144 Going Dutch – Vanderhoeven Greenhouses
144 Autogrow Systems

Propagation & Plant Breeding
13 Micropropagation to Microponics – Part 1
16 Micropropagation to Microponics – Part 2
23 Good Breeding
23 Plant Breeding Institute
25 Strawberry Breeding – varieties
25 Cut Flowers – Sturt Pea/Kangaroo Paw
36 Hydroponic Seed Raising
40 Tissue Culture
41 Genetic Engineering
43 Plant Breeders’ Rights
45 Lettuce Success (CE)
46 Feeding the Green Machine
46 Basic Plant Breeding
46 Bevo Farms (CE)
54 Cloning Olive Trees
62 Getting off to a Healthy Start
64 Humates for Seed Enhancement
66 Planting by the Moon
80 Genetically Modified Foods
86 TLC for Baby Plants
87 Preventing excessive stress on the crop
88 Grafting
93 Lefroy Valley Seeds
95 Fast-Tracking Varietal Development
95 Micro-Elements in Agriculture
113 Improving Plant Quality in Propagation
128 Quality Vegetable Seedling Production
129  Delivering the Right Plant Specification
130 Delivering and Handlng Young Plants
131 Precision Growing – PART 1
132 Precision growing – PART 2
136 Precision Growing – PART 3
140 Precision Growing: PART4
154 Don’t Stress Your Plants

Pumps
04 Pumps – buyer’s guide
27 Nutrient Dosing Pumps
27 Understanding Your Dosing Pump
40 Suitable Pump for Hobby Garden (RI)
49 Using Air Power
59 Modified Air Injection Pump
81 Variable Speed Pumping

Quality Control
28 Quality Management On-Farm
28 Refractometers
28 Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)
26 Produce Quality – UK approach
27 Quality Management in Horticulture
32 Quality Management Practices
32 Clean and Green
34 Fruit Quality Testing
38 Herbal Quality (CE)
56 Quality Assurance & Food Safety
57 Cold Chain Management
61 Quality Assured Tomatoes (CE)
150 SMART Horticulture for Rwanda

Retail Hydroponics
35 Hydroponic Retailing
72 Retail Hydroponic Industry Reforms
120 A Time for Reflection – Australian Hydroponic Industry

Roses
17 Greenville Hydroponics (CE)
25 Greenhouse Rose Production (CE)
27 Thorton Roses (CE)
29 Hazelwood Roses (CE)
30 Van Wyk Flowers (CE)
31 Tip and the Rose Farm, The (CE)
38 Powdery Mildew & Silicon in Roses (RI)
65 A Rosey Future (CE)
96 Tamar Valley Roses (CE)
98 Managing Mildews on Roses
101 Ceara Roses
101 Nematodes in Roses
110 Coming up roses
111 Roses Out of Africa
114 Colombia still coming up Roses
115 Climate Change Clobbers Kenyan Roses
138 Forest Glen Roses (CE)
145 The Perfect Rose (CE)

Seeds and seedlings
36 Hydroponic Seed Raising
64 Humates for Seed Enhancement
67 Seeds of Success
95 Fast-Tracking Varietal Development
96 John Hill Nursery (CE)
99 Seeds of Success
102 Seeding the Future
113 Seedlings of Choice
125 Improving the Quality of Young Tomato Plants
128 Quality Vegetable Seedling Production
141 Seeds of Success – Evergreen Series
141 International Seed Trade – Evergreen Series

Silica
10 Silicon Story, The
12 Silicon and Strawberries (RI)
38 Powdery Mildew & Silicon in Roses (RI)
47 Silica in Hydroponics
54 Effects of Soluble SIlica
55 Sand & Silica (RI)

Strawberries
05 Strawberries Galore (CE)
11 Bush Hydroponics (CE)
12 Running Strawberries (CE)
12 Silicon and Strawberries (RI)
14 The Perfect Fruit – cancer link
19 Potassium and Strawberries (RI)
19 Strawberries and Foliar Feeding
21 Strawberry Plant Physiology (RI)
25 WFT and Strawberries
25 Strawberry Breeding
31 Indoor Strawberries (RI)
34 Strawberries in Hydroponics
35 Suspended Strawberries
37 Stopping the Rot
47 Hydroponic Strawberry Tower
63 Strawberries and Light (RI)
64 Rotating Plants (CE)
66 Exquisite Strawberries (CE)
66 Strawberries – systems and financial returns (RI)
75 Strawberries for Health
89 Homegrown Strawberries
90 Berry Fruit in Belgium
95 Winter Greenhouse
100 Is this system suitable to grow strawberries?(RI)
102 What caused the damage to my strawberry plants? (RI)
106 Weed Control in English Strawberries
107 Strawberry Fields are not Forever
119 Gowinta: Grower of Diversity
121 Strawberries: Growing Methods
150 Gateway to Growing Success
150 Improved Packing Shed Process
156 Sweet harvest
156 Fruit growing in 2060
158 From Soil to Substrate
161 Greenhouse strawberry trials

Substrates
03 Media Story, The
09 Influence of pH on Media (RI)
16 Media Sterilisation (RI)
19 Alternative Substrates
20 Waste Floral Foam
24 Foam Substrates
28 Zeolite in Hydroponics
29 Coir Fibre in Hydroponics
41 Sand vs Rockwool (RI)
42 Using a Rockwool Slab
42 Hydroponic Substrates
43 Monitoring Moisture in Soilless Media
51 Tomatoes in Cocopeat (CE)
51 Waste Cotton vs Rockwool (RI)
101 Off-Plant Pesticide Residues – Part 1
106 Sure to Grow
109 Understanding Substrate Design
110 Steering the root zone environment
111 An outline of the properties of cocopeat and how to manage it (RI)
112 Biochar as a Hydroponic Growing Medium
117 Comparing Growth Mediums
121 Grodan Substrate Supports Space Mission
122 Growing Media Debate – Grodan vs coco
122 What’s Happening in your Rooting Medium
123 Double Layer Coco Slabs
126 Quality Through Control
131 Precision Growing – PART 1
134 Growing Media – size does matter
138 Coir: 21st Century Growing Medium
148 The Right Media (Perlite) (CE)
153 Should I flush my growing medium? (RI)
156 Substrate Calculator
158 From Soil to Substrate
161 Cultilene measurement techniques

Systems
02 System Review – sand culture
03 System Review – rockwool culture
04 System Review – NFT culture
05 System Review – aeroponics
06 Growth Chambers – buyers guide
12 Eco-System Hydroponics
13 Autopot System, The
15 Replicating Nature
15 The Channelling Challenge (NFT)
15 Channelling Challenge, The
16 Super NFT System
19 Non-Recirculating Systems (RI)
19 Hydroponics Indoors
19 Hydroponic Float System, The
22 DFT System, The
23 Hobby Hydroponics – drum/pipe hydro-garden
26 Hybrid Flood & Drain System
29 NFT: Unexplored Potential
29 Nutrient Film Technique
34 Gericke System, The
38 Hydroponic Wallflowers
39 Needs-Based Feeding – Autopot system
39 Non-Recirculating Systems – re-evaluation
40 Bottlewick System, The
43 Sand System
43 High Fibre Hydroponics
45 Upside Down Pot
46 Hybrid Drip-NFT System in Spain
47 Hydroponic Strawberry Tower
48 Think Outside the Square (NFT)
52 Drain Control
52 Water Stream Hydroponics
56 Railroading Hydroponics
64 Rotating Plants
65 Fantastic Plastic – Advanced Profile Tech
72 What length should NFT channels be? (RI)
76 Flowforms (and oxygenation)
77 What crop to grow and what system (RI)
81 Variable speed pumping for soft fruit grower
85 Cheap, Simplified NFT
90 Preliminary observations on a simplified form of NFT
90 NFT
95 Nutrition control in a recirculating system (RI)
97 Further observations on a simplified form of NFT
99 Innovative Plant Factories
123 Flawed Hydroponic Growing Systems
129 New Method of Hydoponic Tomato Production
141 Solar Powered Elevated Gardens
146 Plant Factories – Part 1
149 Plant Factories – Part 2
156 How is a blend valve used in recirculation? (RI)
157 Feeding Africa
158 Setting up a DFT (Deep Flow Technique) system (RI)
159 Hydroponics: potential & challenges

Tomatoes 
04 Tomato Varieties
06 Importance of Aeration, The
07 New Breed Canadian Growers
09 Tomato Water Consumption (RI)
11 English Village Nurseries (CE)
12 Tomato Taste (RI)
13 Over-sized Fruit (RI)
13 High-Wire Trellis (RI)
18 Lafresh Hydroponics (CE)
25 Tomato Base Formula (RI)
28 Refractometers
28 Hydroponics in Harmony (CE)
29 Calculating K:N for Tomatoes (RI)
30 Hi-Tech Hydroponic Farming in Bundaberg
31 Carara Hydroponics (CE)
31 Single Truss Tomato Production – Part 1
32 Single Truss Tomato Production – Part 2
33 BC Hothouse (CE)
33 Greenhouse Tomatoes (CE)
33 Fruit Flavour
34 Tomato Nutrition Formulations (RI)
36 Tomato Fruit Size
36 Growing Densities for Tomatoes
36 Tomato Varieties (RI)
38 Doing it their Way (CE)
39 Jual Hydroponics (CE)
39 The Real Tomato
39 Oak Tree Hydroponics (CE)
41 Future Gardens (CE)
43 Tomato Formulations (RI)
45 Swan Hydroponics (CE)
46 Fauvic Farm (CE)
47 Tomatoes in Paraguay
48 Bee-Kissed Produce (CE)
48 Growing Long Shelf-life Tomatoes
48 Hydro Age Farms (CE)
50 Hazelwood VHB (CE)
51 Tomatoes in Cocopeat
52 Green Growers (CE)
52 Chilled Tomatoes – hobby (CE)
55 Texan Tomatoes
56 Elmac Hydroponics (CE)
57 Tomatoes European Style
61 Quality Assured Tomatoes (CE)
61 BC Hothouse – single-desk system
63 Eurofresh (CE)
63 Bux Mont Hydroponics (CE)
64 Bushfire Survival (CE)
65 You Say Tomato, I Say Lycopene
68 Sun Drying Tomatoes
69 Greenhouse Tomatoes in Turkey
72 Battle of the Tomato Brands
76 Setting New Benchmarks (CE)
77 Control of Fruit Size in Tomatoes
79 Comparing hydroponic vs soil tomato production water consumption
80 Top of the Range Truss Tomatoes
81 Weathering the Tomato Season
82 Classy New Glasshouse
84 Consumer Attitudes Towards Tomatoes
84 A Developing Market for Tasty Tomatoes
84 Growers Support Fresh Tomato Levy
85 Canadian Greenhouse Tomato Industry
86 US Greenhouse Tomato Industry
86 ‘BLUSH’ Greenhouse Tomatoes
87 Mexican Greenhouse Tomato Industry
87 Heated Tomatoes
88 Bumblebees for Pollination
89 Blue-Banded Bees Past the First Hurdle
90 Truss Thinning Revisited
91 Year-round tomatoes
94 Field vs Glasshouse Tomatoes
94 dVineRipe (CE)
95 Fast-Tracking Varietal Development
96 J&A Brandsema Pty Ltd (CE)
97 Murphy Fresh (CE)
97 Identifying nutrient deficiencies (RI)
98 Flavorite Varietal Developments
99 Simply d’Vine
101 McWethy Farms (CE)
104 Tomato  Rootstocks
105 Rising to the Challenge
108 Coming soon to a tomato crop near you – Tuta absoluta
108 Labour planning for greenhouse tomato cultivation
109 Think Pink
110 Katunga Fresh (CE)
112 Improving Tomato Fruit Quality
115 Water use efficiency of tomatoes
118 ‘Truss Me’ Campaign
119 Yendon Gourmet Tomatoes (CE)
120 Greenhouse Tomato Production in Turkey
122 How do I make a start-up nutrient solution (for tomatoes)? (RI)
125 Improving the Quality of Young Tomato Plants – Part 1
127 Improving the Quality of Young Tomato Plants – Part 2
129 Delivering the Right Plant Specification
129 New Method of Hydopouctic Tomato Production
131 Why are my tomato plants not fruiting? (RI)
132 Fruiting difficulties with tomatoes (RI)
139 Ripe for Growth (CE)
145 Greenhouse Tomatoes – Plant steering
145 Principles of Plant Spacing
147 The Little Black Tomato
151 Fossil Fuel Free Future (Sundrop Farms)
153 LEDs add vigour to tomato crop (CE)
161 Mountain View Farm (CE)
162 Brella Fields Produce (CE)

Urban Farming
05 Roof-top Gardening (CE)
40 Urban Farming
62 Urban Agriculture in Jakarta
94 Hydroponic Grower Takes a Beating
94 Survival of the Farmer
100 Growing Wiser
102 The Urban Farmer
112 Pandering to Nature
115 Urban Farming in Tokyo
130 Sowing the Seed for Greener Cities
130 Hydroponics and the City
134 Urban Farming a Reality
134 Retail Farming
137 Urban Aquaponics
142 Growing Green in Melbourne
142 Vertical Growing System
143 Hydroponics for the Homeless
146 Plant Factories – Part 1
148 Project Urban Grow
149 Plant Factories – Part 2
149 Vertical Farming & Urban Agriculture
149 Blooming in the City
150 Growing Local, Thinking Global (Vertical Farm)
151 Farming the Future (CE)
152 Growing up
155 Diversifying for success

Vermiculture
08 Farming Worms
62 Commercial Vermiculture

Waste Water Management
18 Wastewater Accreditation
20 Managing Recycled Water
20 Sewerage Solution, The
22 Waste Water Management
26 Growing Orchids in Wastewater
42 Hydroponics and Sewerage
48 Reverse Osmosis & Waste Water Disposal (RI)
49 Saline Waste Disposal
49 Wastewater Disposal
62 Passive Wetland System
64 Waste Not: Want Not Wastewater Management
69 Water Road Run-off for Plants (RI)
77 Water quality suitable for hydroponics (RI)
94 Osmosis and water uptake (RI)
96 Influence of raw water quality (RI)
111 Wastewater Recycling: Watch and Learn
116 The Gift of Life
121 From Pit to Powerhouse – combining waste management and aquaponics
142 How important is water quality in hydroponics? (RI)
148 NZ Horticulture Punches Above Weight

World Hydroponics
09 Glasshouse to Glass City – Part 1
10 Hydroponics in Antarctica
10 Glasshouse to Glass City – Part 2
11 Glasshouse to Glass City – Part 3
12 Horticulture in Israel
13 Hydroponics in Taiwan
14 Hydroponics in Malaysia
15 World Hydroponics
15 Hydroponics in New Zealand
17 Agriculture in Vietnam
19 Gardening in Antarctica
20 Dutch Approach, The
21 Hydroponics Fiji Style
22 Hydroponics in the Caribbean
25 Hawaiian Hydroponics
26 Hydroponics in Jersey
27 Hydroponics in Vanuatu
28 Hydroponics in Brazil
29 Hydroponics in Singapore
29 Japanese Vegetable Production
30 Hydroponics in South Africa
32 Hydroponics in Siberia
40 Hydroponics in the USA
40 Spanish Horticulture
41 Hydroponics in Japan
41 Hydroponics Worldwide
42 Hydroponics in Armenia
42 A Global Perspective
44 Hydroponics in Indonesia
45 State of the System, The
45 Hydroponics Around the World
45 Hydroponics in the Netherlands
47 A Global Connection
51 Future Directions of Aust Greenhouse Ind.
55 Postcard from the Caribbean
56 Growing Challenges in Antarctica
56 Will Hydroponics Feed the World? (RI)
57 Postcard from Sri Lanka
60 Cook Island Hydroponics
62 Thaitanic Industry Growth
63 Hydroponics as a Production System
64 Soilless Culture in Japan
73 Simplified Hydroponics in Uruguay
85 Canadian Greenhouse Tomato Industry
85 Challenges Faced by the Hydroponics Industry Worldwide
86 US Greenhouse Tomato Industry
87 Mexican Greenhouse Tomato Industry
90 Berry Fruit in Belgium
93 New Zealand Fresh Cuts
93 Canadian Greenhouse Study Tour
98 Greenhouse Production in Japan
99 Tasman Bay Herbs – Paradise Down Under
104 Thanet Earth
105 Greenhouse Berry Fruit in Mexico
106 Greenhouse Project in North Korea
111 Roses Out of Africa
113 Return to North Korea
115 Urban Farming in Tokyo
115 From Seed to Supermarket in PNG
117 Creating the Oasis
120 A Time for Reflection – Australian Hydroponic Industry
120 Greenhouse Tomato Production in Turkey
128 Berry Fruit Production – PART 1
128 Berry Fruit Production – PART 2
129 Postcard from South Africa
133 Hydroponics in India
138 Hydroponics in Mauritius – PART 1
139 Hydroponics in Mauritius – PART 2
140 Greening the Desert (Middle East Food Security)
140 Jakarta: towards food security
141 Growing Fresh in Fiji
141 California Greening
142 Growing Hydroponics in Chile
149 Aquaponics in Hong Kong
149 Greenhouse Expansion in Russia
150 SMART Horticulture for Rwanda
153 South-East Asia Sojourn
153 Middle East Miscellany
155 Kazakhstan Greenhouse Expansion
157 Feeding Africa
162 Growing up in Taiwan CE)

Yields
06 Projected Yields (RI)
62 Greenhouse Tomato Yields (RI)
68 Tropical Environment Yield Levels
69 Enhancing Yields in the Tropics (RI)
94 Field vs Glasshouse Tomatoes
152 Protected Cropping in the Tropics

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