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Horticulture Week Podcast: How to harness natural water quality and enhance it to maximise plant health

The topic for this Horticulture Week podcast is everything relating to water quality in plant health with insights into the importance of water quality, creating a robust feed plan and how to use wetting agents.

ICL technical manager UK & Ireland Andrew Wilson, Essex & home counties technical area sales manager Sam Rivers and professional horticulture technical area sales manager South, Steven Chapman speak on the importance of getting your water tested and how to interpret the analysis.

On feed plans, the value of Angela Web to create plans for growers is considered.

Wetting agents are explained with details on how to use them in conjunction with nutrition plans.

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