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Best Soil Types for Cannabis

Cannabis cultivation requires careful consideration of the soil in which the plants are grown. You might wonder what are the best soil types for cannabis ? The quality and type of soil directly impact the growth, health, and yield of cannabis plants. This article delves into the essential factors to consider when choosing soil for […]

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We value our people as they are the backbone of our company

At a time when it was almost unimaginable to set up a soilless-growing media manufacturing operation, Shan Halamba was convinced of Sri Lanka’s potential to produce high-quality, uniform, and consistent coconut-growing media. He found coconut-based growing media manufacturer Riococo Lanka Limited in 2004, which was a speedy success within a short period of time. Over […]

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Water Holding Capacity of Coco Coir Grow Bags

When speaking with growers we’re often asked about the various specification metrics used to describe our coco coir grow bags. One of the most important, and the basis for further measurements, is water holding capacity (WHC). By the end of this article growers will have a working understanding of what WHC is, how it’s measured, […]

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Volumetric Water Content of Coco Coir Grow Bags

When speaking with growers we’re often asked about the various specification metrics used to describe our coco coir grow bags. One of the most important for crop steering is volumetric water content (VWC). By the end of this article growers will have a working understanding of what VWC is, how it is measured, and its […]

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“Consistent, Quality Coco Coir Through Experience”

“Quality and consistency through our experience with coco coir” An Interview With Shan Halamba, CEO of Riococo: (Originally Featured in the June 10, 2022 Issue of MMJDaily.) As we approach the second half of 2022, growers continue to face issues maintaining a steady supply of the materials necessary for efficient cannabis production. Chief among the […]

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Lignin Content in Coco Coir

Media Lignin Content Matters Cannabis cultivators charged with developing facility operating procedures are having to choose between countless types of soilless substrates. Those who have made the wide choice to grow in coco coir are seeing an ever-growing range of coco coir options. The ramifications of this choice cannot be understated and it’s not just […]

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