Volume 19 Part 1 Article 170: Comparative Tests of Casing Soils of Different Origins

Volume 19 Part 1 Article 170
Year 2016
Title: Comparative Tests of Casing Soils of Different Origins
Author: Adrienn Tóth, Anna Szabó, József Szarvas, András Geösel

Abstract:
The importance of casing materials in button mushroom cultivation is increasing. The limitations on peat mining, the growing prices and the different cultivation techniques require a regular evaluation of casing materials that are currently available on the market. In our experiments we examined two casing soils of different origins (Dutch and Hungarian) in the laboratory and in small scale cultivation.

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