Technology improves water efficiency

With climate change increasing uncertainty about future water availability and the need to apply for a licence to abstract water for any type of irrigation, including drip irrigation, more and more growers are looking to maximise the efficient use of water and to capture or reuse as much water as possible, writes Richard Crowhurst. “In...

Aug 31, 2019
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Light is important for greenhouse horticulture

Dutch researchers at the Greenhouse Horticulture Business Unit of Wageningen University & Research, is to examine the effect of using semi-transparent solar panels on the roofs of glasshouses. “Light is important for greenhouse horticulture. The more light, the higher the production. For that reason alone, it is not profitable for entrepreneurs to place regular solar...

Aug 31, 2019
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