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Vermiculite in Agriculture and Horticulture

Vermiculite has a widespread use worldwide in agricultural activities. Vermiculite constitutes a suitable plant growing environment due to its structure in terms of agriculture. It is often used in the formulation of fertilizers by mixing with peat or peat. The vermiculite/peat or coconut shell formulation creates the ideal conditions for a plant to grow. The presence of vermiculite grains in the fertilizer helps aeration, contributes to the development of retention moisture and the release of added fertilizers, while vermiculite with potassium, magnesium and other small elements. The air/water ratio in vermiculite/peat and coconut shell fertilizer provides an ideal stimulation for the growth of the root and, with it, helps to produce healthier young plants. Vermiculite is sterile when processed for agriculture. If stored correctly, it does not require any other application when adding fertilizer to it. Vermiculite can also be used as a storage agent and expander for fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides. It can also be used in powder form for encapsulated seeds. In horticulture, vermiculite provides moisture and the nutrients it needs, as well as aeration of the soil that the plant needs in order for the roots, stems and seeds to grow faster.

Vermiculite is permanent, clean, odorless, non-toxic and sterile.Jul. It does not mold, spoil and damage the plant. Its pH is neutral(7.0), and its reaction in the soil is alkaline. Vermiculite produced by seraculite; In addition to its high Fe, Mg, Al content, it nourishes the plant with a Potassium content of 7%. Vermiculite provides ammonium, potassium, calcium and magnesium, which are necessary for the growth of the plant, due to the fact that it has the property of changing cations. Vermiculite; when mixed with peat, compost, it helps rapid growth and rooting, which young plants need. Vermiculite provides the air and moisture that the plant needs according to the needs of the plant. Vermiculite is very light, so it is quite easy to mix and use it in the soil.

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