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Horticulture and Hydroponics

Horticulture and Hydroponics

Another effective area of UV water treatment from DaRo UV Systems may be found within UV disinfection methods for hydroponics, agriculture and horticultural applications.

UV disinfection can be utilised in the hydroponics, agriculture and horticulture. DaRo UV Systems UV technology eliminates all forms of water borne micro-organisms.

In the industry of hydroponics the most preferred and accepted method of disinfection is ultraviolet. (UV disinfection).

Unlike other chemical methods of UV water treatment, UV disinfection will not affect the PH or general chemistry of the water.

In hydroponics, agriculture and general horticulture, there are many species of bacteria, including Staphylococcus, Ralstonia, Pseudomonas, and Enterobacter, that have become resistant to traditional methods of disinfection. None of these species are able to develop a resistance to UV treatment.

UV disinfection systems will also treat a commonly hard to treat the common crop root disease organism Pythiam, also commonly called water moulds.

Commonly used horticulture equipment such as sprayers and heat exchangers will also benefit from the use of UV light in the water supply, as this will help to stop the growth of slime forming in pipes and nozzles.

Stored water is also a common problem in the horticulture industry. Daro UV Systems, ultra violet systems can be utilised to disinfect water on the inlet or outlet of the tanks, as a recirculation system or even to treat the air in the head space the water storage tanks.

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