Originally Posted by Fourtay
I would like to know what roles root exudates play in a coco/hydroponic setting. Are these exudates reduced as a result of immediately available cations? Does the plant somehow realize this availability and reduce its exudate energy? And / or does it produce exudates that would change the pH of surrounding media to release pH unavailable nutrients?
If there are soluble nutrients (cations & anions) forced upon the plant, it does not produce the exudates (or in limited fashion) This is described in other articles on my webpage.
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