CERTIFICATES AND RESEARCHES

Long-term studies on the Carbohort substrate conducted in the Research Institue of Horticulture in Skierniewice have proved significant usefulnessof our substrate for soil-free, prolonged glass-house vegetables growing. The annual observations and studies indicated graduał improvement of tomato yield in comparison to other inert substrates. The results of this research were confirmed in practice as well – through the implementation researches made both locally and abroad.

Very interesting findings were also noted in the researches conducted in Morocco, where tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, seeds of argan trees and date palms were grown on the Carbohort substrate. Seeds grew much better and the substrate itself was more favourable for the production of argan trees in comparison to other existing technologies of growing this endemic plant used so far. Better growth of date palms was also monitored on Carbohort substrate.

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  1. Substrate for soilless cultivation of plants, especially for growing vegetables in greenhouse crops and tunnels, containing at least 80% of organic matter in relation to dry matter, characterized by total porosity in the range of 70-90%, presence of free space filled with water and air, wicking and retaining stable airwater properties, exceptional in a way, that it is a natural brown coal (lignite), fragmented to fraction of particles with a diameter range from 1.0 to 20 mm and / or to an earthy fraction with a granulation of 1.0 mm.
  2. The growing substrate according to claim 1, exceptional in a way, that the brown coal is fragmented to fraction of particles with a diameter of 2.5 mm.
  3. The cultivation substrate according to claim 1, exceptional in a way, that it is packaged in the form of cuboidal bales covered with a foil sleeve, whose top and side walls are welded, provided with drainage holes and from which free air is sucked out.