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Effects of excessive irrigation researched

Excessive irrigation and chemical fertilizer application in the greenhouse can lead to resource waste, environmental pollution, and unstable or even reduced fruit yields. A four-season experiment was conducted with three irrigation levels (W1, 100%ETc; W2, 75%ETc; W3, 50%ETc, where ETc was the crop…

Photo report: three Israeli supermarkets' fruit and vegetable sections

During a visit to Israel, we visited several supermarkets in Jerusalem, Eilat, and Hadera. It is interesting to check out the assortment and see the prices. Where do the products originate from? How are they presented? And how is it going with the fourth range? Many products are locally sourced. Travel…

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AU: Coalition scrapped pesticide monitoring program that found residues 90 times the limit on strawberries

A pilot program to monitor pesticides in Australian fruit and vegetables was halted by the Abbott government despite it revealing residues up to 90 times the permitted maximum levels in strawberries. The research also found levels of pesticides in some peach and apricot samples were “unacceptable from an…

Roamler launches weekly price check pilot project

Want the latest German retail fruit and vegetable weekly prices on Mondays at 11:30 a.m.?

Do you want up-to-date German retail fruit and vegetable prices every Monday morning? Now you can, with crowdsourcing platform Roamler's new price check. It will be doing this at the top ten German retailers across Germany. This pilot project launched this morning.  Between 7:00 and 10:15 a.m., some 80 German…

"Our entire herb production received food certificate EcoCert"

"The energy crisis is not only challenging for ourselves, but also for our customers. That is why we are stepping up the development of larger young plant products and breeding more sustainable varieties so that our customers in Europe themselves have to use less energy," comments Jörg Mehle, Sales…

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Austria: Vertically farmed lettuce grown in Italy, served few hours away

Austrian food retail chain Spar now offers 'vertically farmed' lettuce in its product range. 'Vertical farming' refers to a special form of agriculture in urban areas, in…

Chairman of Dutch energy association on Future Trends & Innovations

"Supermarkets didn't get charged more during corona either, did they?"

The seventh edition of Future Trends & Innovations attracted a record number of participants. The event held at the World Horti Center in The Netherlands received about 180 applications. The central theme of the event, organized by AVAG, TNO, the Hortivation association, and GreenTech, was the question…


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