- Commercial Support Coordinator (32-40 hours)
- Sr Construction Project Manager
- China country manager
- Commercial Key Account Manager
- Agriculture Sales engineer France & European zone
- Cultivation specialist / Growers for Amerika
- Tissue Culture Lab / Operations Manager
- Area Manager South Germany
- Senior Buyer | Fresh Produce | Ireland
- Sales Manager Citrus
Top 5 -yesterday
- New 15-acre greenhouse in Kentucky the first of three to be opened by Q4 2022
- “The climate in Sicily truly makes our tomatoes unique”
- China's first artificial intelligence 5G agricultural robot comes out
- Australian-based Provenance Propagation visits Boal Systems
- Automation and control are the main focus of the International Propagation Seminar
Top 5 -last week
Top 5 -last month
- One of Sweden's largest tomato growers to stop cultivation during winter
- Wasabi grower discovering new greenhouse crops
- UK strawberry grower uses UV-light robot to keep powdery mildew at bay
- Gotham Greens raises $310M to accelerate national greenhouse expansion
- Drones fly through tomato rows in International Greenhouse Challenge
Steaming is gaining steam
Steaming methods can be applied in all areas of horticulture, both in greenhouses and on open fields. Increasingly, modern, effective and energy-efficient methods are being applied. In greenhouses sheet steaming is being replaced in some operations through the use of a steaming hood for the process of sandwich-type steaming. This involves disinfecting the ground to a depth of 25 centimeter. Initial experiences generated energy savings of 50 percent. This means that surface areas can be treated to a depth of 20 to 25 centimeter at a heating oil consumption rate starting at 0.7L per m², in order to completely remove weeds and soil-borne diseases.
Semi-automatic and fully-automatic steaming in particular are being used on open fields. Combating neophytes such as, for example, Japanese Knotweed and Yellow Nutsedge can be successful when using steam. Steam is also proving successful in combating weeds and soil fatigue in strawberry cultures, but also in tree nursery cultures. Steaming methods are also being used, last but not least, in weed control on public greens and parking facilities.
MSD will be at the IPM Essen, in Hall 3.0, Booth 3B52.
For more information:
MSD GmbH Dämpftechnik & Dämpfsysteme
DE 77770 Durbach
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