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Old 04-04-2011, 03:05 PM
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Default Re: Clay Substrate Rot?

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Originally Posted by Ed View Post
Hi Susan,

working it to incorporate air is only going to prevent anaerobic growth for a short period of time, and only in those areas where there are bubbles of air trapped (again for a short period of time). Once the incorporated air is used by the bacteria, anaerobic growth would start. The reason this occurs is because simply working the clay doesn't mean that air can penetrate it any better than before.

Ed
Would this imbalance not be counteracted by other beneficials carried in plant roots, 'buggies' and other additives (unless they had been cleaned first)?
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