volume 65, issue 6, P652-658 2008
DOI: 10.1590/s0103-90162008000600013
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Abstract: ABSTRACT: Empiricism in the use of nutrient solutions is frequent. Several times the same nutrient solution is used to grow different species based only on morphological similarities. This practice may lead to nutritional imbalances, affecting not only the production but also the quality of the product due to an accumulation of nitrate. An experiment under hydroponic conditions -the NFT system -was conducted with the aim of evaluating the effect of the concentration of nitrogen in the nutrient solution on the…

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