Biochar and Tomatoes: The new B in BLT

Is there some biochar in the BLT's future? 

According to this latest report on the ever-growing uses for biochar, the ubiquitous by-product of pyrolysis can "have considerable advantages for greenhouse tomato growers".

The report "Closing the Loop: Use of Biochar Produced from Tomato Crop Green waste as a Substrate for Soilless,  Hydroponic Tomato Production" is available on the ASHS HortScience electronic journal web site: http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/content/50/10/1572.abstract

Dec 28, 2015