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Applied Science Level 3 Unit 6

Hi, for unit 6 - investigative project, I am doing my project based on different concentrations of nutrients on plant growth. I'm thinking about growing the plants in water but not sure what nutrients I could add.
Please help!
Original post by gfz711
Hi, for unit 6 - investigative project, I am doing my project based on different concentrations of nutrients on plant growth. I'm thinking about growing the plants in water but not sure what nutrients I could add.
Please help!

First I would investigate what nutrients, either macronutrients or micronutrients, the specific plants require. Then see which of those you have access to and can easily control. then go from there.

Not sure if you know, but most plant fertilisers are described by their NPK ratios - see, for example: https://www.gardenersworld.com/how-to/grow-plants/understanding-npk-fertiliser/ - might be something to think about
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Original post by BlueChicken
First I would investigate what nutrients, either macronutrients or micronutrients, the specific plants require. Then see which of those you have access to and can easily control. then go from there.

Not sure if you know, but most plant fertilisers are described by their NPK ratios - see, for example: https://www.gardenersworld.com/how-to/grow-plants/understanding-npk-fertiliser/ - might be something to think about

Thank you so much! :smile:

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