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Technical innovations are essential to the future of horticulture.
That's why the Horti Fair and Lakerveld publishing launched the international
trade journal Holland Horticulture Technology Review last year. The
online version of the journal can be read free of charge. This digital
newsletter contains the highlights of the latest edition.
More accurate than human eyes
Internal logistic systems tire less quickly than human
beings. And they are much more accurate as well, says Ben van
der Valk from the Van der Valk Patioplant nursery, where they
work with a mobile system from WPS Horti Systems. Robot eyes
stay focused, after all. They’re not distracted by what
is happening round about them.
Read more about internal
Dehumidification used to be a question of heating and opening
the windows. But there are better solutions. The Eco Climate
Converter (ECC) for example, extracts moisture from the air
and recovers energy from the condensed water. How brilliant
Read more about the ECC »
90% less water
There are many countries where it takes about 100 litres of water
to grow one kilo of tomatoes. Growing on substrate and recirculating
water, however, can produce substantial savings: around 10
litres per kilo is possible in that case. What is more, stonewool
substrate means that the cultivation process can be controlled
Read more about
growing on substrate »
Every country gets its own
Bram Vanthoor received his PhD for research on greenhouse design.
He developed a calculation model that takes the local climate
and the economic situation into account in designing greenhouses.
Two working greenhouses in the Netherlands and Spain have demonstrated
that the model works. Now greenhouses really can be tailor-made.
Read more about
greenhouse design »
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