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drying problem hydroponic pumpkin and snakeguord
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sundams74
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August 9, 2014 - 7:19 am
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sir i grow snakeguord and pumpkin in my rooftop garden.pumpkin in potting mix of soil,cocpeat,compost1:1:1.snakeguord. i grow in cocopeat alone .i water them daily in evenings.pumpkin is getting dried though it is already flowering and soil has still moisture.snake guord also flowering briskly but i notice some dryness and changes in leaves.i dont use fertilisers r pesticides.i use homemade hydroponic nutrient solutions mixed in tapwater .i have its ph around5.5-6 and tds 170-200.kindly clarify

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August 14, 2014 - 1:37 am
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Sir,I grow snakeguord and pumpkin in my rooftop garden.Pumpkin in potting mix of soil,cocpeat,compost1:1:1.Snakeguord,I grow in cocopeat alone Ii water them daily in evenings.Pumpkin is getting dried though it is already flowering and soil has still moisture.Snake guord also flowering briskly but i notice some dryness and changes in leaves.I dont use fertilisers r pesticides.I use homemade hydroponic nutrient solutions, mixed in tapwater .I have its ph around5.5-6 and tds 170-200.Kindly clarify.
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August 15, 2014 - 7:36 am
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Do you flush the cocopeat? If not, I suggest that you flush the pots with plenty of water. This will help in flushing away excess salt build up in the cocopeat. Let the plants consume just the plain water for a day. Afterwards, continue using your hydroponic nutrient solutions.

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August 16, 2014 - 12:36 pm
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hi srikanth thank you for ur suggestion will try and get back.

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hi sir my hydroponic plants flower extensively.i have added cucumber and bitterguord to my plant list. i found only 2 or 3 fruits.that too cucumber and bitterguord the fruits dont grow to the normal size.they remain small ripen after a week and wither.i see about 40-50 flowers but only very few fruits.my frnd agri student told there may be more male flowers. is that so.please guide.if u want i can post photos too

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Did your previous problem get resolved? If so, how?

Please post the pictures.

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