Nutrients for young plants

Nutrition is an important topic for anything that grows. For the propagation of young plants, it obviously is of vital importance to get solid growth and strong seedlings.

Uneven germination & growth: uniformity issues

Are you experiencing some uniformity issues with your seedlings? Are they germinating unevenly, or are some young plants growing faster than others? Inadequate preparation of your substrate before filling your trays might be at the root of this problem.

Wrong irrigation strategy affects root development

A grower’s irrigation strategy is an influential part of cultivation. If you know how to recognise when your irrigation strategy does not match your crop’s needs, you are better equipped to improve it.

Picking a substrate mixture that offers the right amount of coarseness

The coarseness of a substrate mixture is one of its most relevant features. It influences the amount of support your plant roots receive, it affects the water retention of the substrate, and it also determines how well your plants can take up air, water, and nutrients.

Training about coarse young plant mixtures

In this training video Global Product Manager Nedeljko Bašić explains about air, water and dust in growing media. It also covers best practices, market trends and available Kekkilä Professional products for young plants and propagation.

BIOS product line: bio-stimulants in substrate

Our substrates of the BIOS product portfolio contain bio-stimulants that boost the life within substrates. This strengthens your plant's natural defence systems and stimulates vigour and growth. Read this article to learn how bio-stimulants work and their main benefits.