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What is… Silicon?

What is… Silicon?

What is… Silicon?

The biochemistry of Silicon in planta is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma” (Epstein, 2001).

Silicon is still today not as well understood as many of the other elements that we commonly use in our plant feeding regimes, it’s probably not used as widely as other additives and yet it is (in my opinion) one of the most important tools in a grower’s arsenal. I say this because of what it can do for your plants throughout all stages of growth and reproduction, which varies from helping the plant to support itself through stronger...