gardening — potassium silicate

The Benefits of Silicon to Plant Health

Oct 23 2019 nutrients potassium silicate

Would you use a product that would increase your harvest weight by as much as 80%? How to increase your harvest weight by up to 80% What if it also provided increased tolerance to environmental stressors such as drought and high temperatures, provided resistance to insect attacks, and additionally had been proven to protect your crop from powdery mildew (Sphaerotheca fulginea), root rot (Fusarium oxysporum), damping off (Pythium), and gray mold (botrytis cinerea)?Now, what if I told you this product is real, that it is available, and that the above list of accolades does not even scratch the surface of...

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How Potassium Silicate Creates Stronger, More Robust Crops

Aug 11 2018 advanced nutrients potassium silicate rhino skin

Without sufficient silica levels, a plant’s body is weak. The stalk droops and the flowers are puny, while leaves are yellow, curling and prone to falling off their stems.

Silica also acts as your plants’ immune system. Just like a mammal’s white blood cells rush to an injury or infection site to fight off invading pathogens, accumulated silica in a plant’s body creates a barrier around its cells that makes it more difficult for pathogens to penetrate. And for pests that bite down on stem and leaf surfaces to suck crops dry, a protective
silica barrier makes it a lot more difficult to latch on.

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