Study on hydroponic lettuce production in hydroponic vertical farm

Butterhead lettuce was grown hydroponically in a vertical farm under high (HLI) and low (LLI) light intensity (310, and 188 μmol m−2 s−1, respectively) and compared to hydroponically grown lettuce in a greenhouse (GT) during wintertime in Athens, Greece (144 μmol m−2 s−1). The highest plant biomass was…

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Malaysian mall visitors enouraged to start farming

Urban farming involving local communities is a much-talked-about topic among Klang Valley folk. As more and more community and urban farms emerge in the city, shopping centers in Klang Valley are jumping on the bandwagon to showcase urban farms set up within their premises. Some malls are planning to…

Growers with vertical farm continue to grow and test

Growers worldwide are discovering the possibilities of vertical farming. However, a lot of data is still missing in the still relatively new sector. A good reason for growers to do proper research into their cultivation and their business case before actually scaling up. Artechno from De Lier, which…

Study on effects of hydrogen peroxide on organically fertalized hydroponic lettuce

Hydroponic production typically uses conventional fertilizers, but information is lacking on the use of organic hydroponic fertilizers. The development of microbial…

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Excess motion in CEA facility maintenance and how to eliminate it

How does it occur in a greenhouse or indoor facility maintenance and how can one eliminate it? What is excess motion in maintenance? Excess motion is unnecessary movement within a facility. In maintenance, excess motion can occur while inefficiently moving about the facility to perform regularly…

Moroccan tomato exports to France, the United Kingdom, Spain, and the Netherlands increase, while exports to Russia fall

Morocco exported a total of 596.72 million kilos of tomatoes in 2020, i.e. 13.68% more than five years earlier, according to data prepared by Hortoinfo. In this period, the…

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Vertical Harvest is raising food and futures in Wyoming

It took seven years to design, strategize and fundraise before Vertical Harvest opened in March 2016. In 2021 — despite the challenges presented by the global pandemic — Vertical Harvest is thriving. The three-floor, vertical hydroponic greenhouse is the first of its kind in the Northern Hemisphere and…

Vertical farming gaining popularity among traditional growers

'Where in recent years vertical farming enthusiasts have perhaps been mainly qualified as hipsters with a rather expensive hobby, this new branch of horticultural sport is steadily on the rise and traditional growers are also finding their way to the multi-layer installations.' They see opportunities in…


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