Section summary for Nutrient Film Technique (NFT).
The NFT pages detail the management and growing techniques used General Features of All systems
Nutrient Uptake by Tomatoes in an NFT system
in managing a NFT system.
A Trial NFT system
Layout of the Trial System
Operation of the System
The Learning Experience
Propagating Plants Suitable for an NFT system
Pots to use
A General Purpose Potting Mix
Start up Procedure
Solution management with continuous flow
Routine for System Quality Checks
Daily System Data Checks
Checks for the NFT & greenhouse systems
Once weekly detailed crop check
Solution Management and Record Keeping
Benefits of accurate records
Information to collect
Basic guidelines for solution nutrient levels for a tomato NFT crop
Making Stock Solutions
Checklist for when making feed stock solutions
Clean Water Supplies for Hydroponics
Treatment of Raw Water
UV or Ozone possible set up
Precautions & Discussion
Water Quality Guidelines
The requirements for dumping
Adjustments to the nutrient solution
Root Diseases in NFT systems
The nature of the diseases.
Disease severity and potential affect on plant thrift.
Sources of infection in NFT systems
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An Introduction to the NFT System.