Biopesticides – playing a bigger role

They say that the only constant is change – and this is certainly the case when it comes to crop protection. As growers of protected ornamentals and salads were reminded at this year’s AHDB’s biopesticide conference in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, biopesticides – that is, plant protection products based on living microbes and natural products such as...

Jul 31, 2019
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Air movement is crucial for Next Generation Growing

Ventilation and air circulation within protected cropping systems is one of the most important but often under-estimated areas of greenhouse design and operation. Traditionally it was simply a matter of opening the vents, but as commercial greenhouses have got larger (and higher) and management techniques have moved towards Next Generation Growing (NGG) and semi-closed environments,...

Jul 31, 2019
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