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The first of a series of trials using the CALCLEAR system to treat hydroponic lettuce, carried out by Suntec, have now been completed. The results were considered scientifically significant enough for Suntec to publish their findings in the Jan 1999 edition of Practical Hydroponics and Greenhouses. The implications and potential benefits for hydroponic production are there for all to see and are briefly summarised below. For the full story click here.

Further trials are under way to confirm that the benefits to lettuce production can be realised in other plants, including fruiting varieties such as tomatoes and strawberries. Thus far, the researched benefits of the CALCLEAR system are as follows: