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Benefits of Coco Peat

January 24, 2011 Cocoponics 1

Michael Staumietis of Advanced Nutrients, writing in the July 18, 2008 edition of “American Chronicles” reports, the lignin in coco mats encourages beneficial bacteria in hydroponic systems and discourages harmful bacteria. He writes; “studies suggest that lignin helps suppress root rot diseases such as pythium and phytothora.”

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January 2, 2011 Cocoponics 1

Coco Coir, the most cost effective organic medium is made of fibrous strings found between the coconut and its hard shell. Some people call coco coir as coco peat and is used as a substitute for sphagnum i.e. peat moss