What is pH and how do you Measure it?

The pH scale is a way to measure the Acid or Alkaline quantities in water. The official definition of pH is : a unit of measure which describes the degree of acidity or alkalinity of a liquid solution. It is measured on a scale of 0 –14. Acids are in a range from 0 –7, with the lower numbers being …

How does activated Carbon Work?

Picture yourself a sponge with ”holes or entries” of different diameter and you have a fair idea of what activated carbon looks like if put under a microscope. Depending on the size of the molecules of the compounds to be removed, it is important to select a type of activated carbon offering just the right amount of pores to adsorb …

Vortex In-Line Duct Fans

In order to properly clean the air a turbine or suction fan is required to pull the unwanted odour through the filter and then exhaust the clean air out. The type of fans that are most commonly used are inline fans. We carry the Vortex in line centrifugal fans which are very quiet and extremely efficient. They attach nicely to …

Mildew Diseases

Powdery mildew is a fungus disease that affects plants on a world -wide scale. On crops such as the cucubits (cucumbers, melons, and pumpkins), powdery mildew is the principal disease causing yield and quality reductions in food crops. While powdery mildew does reduce growth and yields, its main effect tends to be in the reduction of quality, particularly of greenhouse …

Fans and The Growing Environment

Fans and The Growing Environment The most overlooked environmental factor affecting plant growth inside a growing environment or growing structure is airflow. Getting just the right degree of air movement across a leaf surface is vital to good production and yields and can mean the difference between high rates of photosynthesis occurring or none at all. Good air flow also …