publication . Other literature type . 2016

Optimizing Greenhouse Rice Production: What Is the Best Pot Size?

Eddy, Robert; Acosta, Kevin; Liu, Yisi; Russell, Michael;
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  • Published: 08 Jul 2016
  • Publisher: Purdue University
  • Country: United States
Abstract
This publication describes our studies to determine the best pot size to optimize greenhouse rice production. We recommend 9-cm (4-inch) diameter square pot. Pots as small as 7-cm diameter yielded seed. This version is updated to include observations of larger pots with multiple plants. Photos of the plants growing under differing pot sizes are provided. This document is one entry in a series of questions and answers originally posted to the Purdue University Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture’s Plant Growth Facility Web site [http://www.hort.purdue.edu/hort/facilities/greenhouse/RiceMethod.shtml] regarding best practices for rice plant growth i...
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free text keywords: Rice, Oryza, growing methods, greenhouse methods, greenhouse protocols, greenhouse best practices, Purdue methods, calcined clay, Turface
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