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Symposium session topics      

The following are proposed session topics.  Length of sessions can be altered depending on demand.

  • Advances in analytical procedures for growing media
  • Novel materials and new uses for existing materials
  • Developments in composting processes and products for growing media
  • Plant – water – substrate relationships
  • Physical properties of growing media
  • Nutrition management in growing media
  • Biological/microbial influences in growing media and composted products
  • Weed, pest and disease control in growing media

As in the Nottingham symposium in 2007 and the Angers symposium in 2005, the committees are please to announce that the International Peat Society will join with us in this symposium. Session(s) will be feature topics allied to the production and use of peat in substrates. 

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