Friday, September 30, 2022

The SDGP project supports Rwanda growers with seeds and knowledge

Mega aeroponic greenhouse multiplies potato seeds in Rwanda

The SDGP Potato Value Chain Project Rwanda was launched to support the entirety of the Rwandan potato supply chain, from seed to table. "Our job is to optimize and maximize the potato value chain," says Aimable Uwihanganye, project manager Rwanda from Delphy. "This project involves many different…

Italy's C-LED

New lighting system at the University of Bologna's experimental greenhouses

Distal, the Department of Food Sciences and Technologies at the Italian University of Bologna, one of the largest centers in Europe in the field of agricultural research, has chosen the company C-LED to completely renew the lighting elements in its experimental greenhouses. The greenhouse complex in Bologna,…

Photo report of Vertifarm 2022

After a successful launch, as many claimed and the organization affirmed as well, Vertifarm has come to an end. With the motto, "Unifying Food Systems, to grow out of a niche," the fair gathered a mix of suppliers and parties interested in the exhibition floor.  Various exhibitors showcased their solutions for the indoor vertical…

"Significant gas savings with LED grow lights"

Tomato and cucumber trials at the World Horti Center in the Netherlands, conducted by HortiTech, have shown that the use of LED grow lights provides significant gas savings. Due to the use of the lamps, the temperature in the greenhouse rises by about 2 to 3 degrees, which means that gas savings can rise…

towards plant protection in 2030

More biodiversity opportunity for more resilient greenhouse crops

Resilient plants and cultivation systems contribute to an agriculture and horticulture in which the use of crop protection products can be significantly reduced. Wageningen University & Research, commissioned by the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (LNV), has made an inventory of…

Centro Seia

Tomato brown and other viruses - better safe than sorry

If we were to sum up the commitment of Centro Seia, a company boasting thirty years of experience in nursery gardening for intensive vegetable cultivation, we could say that safety comes first! Andrea Caruso In November 2021, Centro Seia set up a molecular diagnostics laboratory for phytopathological…

Tas Tomatoes declared bankrupt, trustee investigates

Bankruptcy was declared on 27 September for Tas Tomatoes, a tomato grower from Zevenhuizen. Currently, there are still crops in the five greenhouses of the snacking tomato…

More strawberries and less plastics: Hydroponic Systems' new solution

Hydroponic Systems will be one of the companies at Fruit Attraction 2022. This will be an opportunity for the company to show visitors one of its new products: the HS Evolution Pot system, a hydroponic set designed for strawberries that incorporates a pot in which to place the substrate and a metal…

Comparing the benefits of white and black groundcover in hot climate environments

Growers understand the importance of utilizing groundcover in their greenhouse to control weeds and even manage light more effectively. But did you know that you can also control greenhouse temperatures based on the type of groundcover you use? Research shows that when comparing white and black…

The area cultivated under biological control increased

The 2022/23 campaign kicks off in the solar greenhouses of southern Europe

As autumn begins, the solar greenhouses of south-eastern Spain, located in the provinces of Almeria and Granada, take over the summer supply and get ready to supply Europeans during the colder months, when continental production becomes more difficult due to low temperatures. This year, the high price of…


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