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Investigation of the practical and economic feasibility of hydroponic systems for cut flower production. - HH9915TPC

The aim of this project is to quantify potential benefits of using hydroponic systems for AYR chrysanthemum. A desk-based study to produce a full economic analysis of the sand-based hydroponic system, assuming use on a commercial scale is to be undertaken to give a clearer picture to growers of all factors involved.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1996

To: 1997

Cost: £21,295
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Horticulture Research International
Fields of Study