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There are major changes afoot in Saudi Arabia. One key strategy is to convert the country from an economy that is dependent on oil …

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In Next Generation Growing, everything revolves around the needs of the plant. In the past, much of the way growers controlled the climate was …

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Researchers have found three species of predatory bug in the Miridae family that can limit the establishment of the harmful predatory bug Nesidiocoris tenuis …

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Christ en Jacqueline Monden of De Kruidenaer in Etten-Leur had hybrid lighting installed in their new high-tech greenhouse, in which they grow basil, just …

Raspberries and blackberries are relatively new crops under glass, so knowledge in this area is as yet in very short supply. Woody small fruit …

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Electronics manufacturers in Japan launched a number of Vertical Farming projects starting in 2008, initially with the aim of producing good LEDs and electronics …

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The cultivation of crops in the city, or Urban Farming, is beginning to arouse increasing interest worldwide. This often involves Vertical Farming, in which …

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Key points for attention in the online sale of fruit and vegetables are quality and food safety. Another factor to take into consideration is …

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It’s fine for a tomato plant to have a few spots on its leaves. But it’s a different matter when it comes to flowering …

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John and Jolanda van der Lee have swapped the Netherlands for Azerbaijan to run an 11 hectare tomato nursery there. Before they left, they …

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Bark, the main ingredient of orchid substrates, is steamed at high temperatures. This kills off all the impurities and pathogens. But unfortunately it also …

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Snack tomato nursery Vitensa of Vierpolders, the Netherlands, uses a monitoring system with multiple wireless slab sensors in two of its greenhouse sections in …

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A consortium of companies is trialling and demonstrating a concept for emission-free growing at the Water Innovation and Demonstration Centre in Bleiswijk, the Netherlands. …

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The Gartneriet PKM nursery was founded by Poul and Marie Madsen north of Odense, Denmark, in 1948. Since then, their son Kristian and their …

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With cultivation so closely intertwined with the Internet and with the advent of crop and climate sensors, big data is becoming available to the …