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Plant biology

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Photosynthesis takes place in the leaves but the products that are made – sugars – have to be transferred to other parts of the …

With the second crop in the Winterlight greenhouse at the Energy Innovation and Demo Centre (IDC) in Bleiswijk (NL) coming to an end, it’s …

The Greenhouse Horticulture and Bulbs, Trees and Fruit business units are launching an Evergreen project to carry out research into bulb production using fewer …

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We know much more about photosynthesis than about the flowering of the plant. This sometimes leads to surprises, especially with new crops. The grower …

A good flavour is an opportunity to create added value in strawberries. Flavour is a complex property that involves several factors. The instrumental model …

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Researchers at Wageningen University & Research recently discovered a natural genetic variation for photosynthesis in plants, and have traced this all the way down …

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Plants in the greenhouse are increasingly on the move. More attention is being paid to air circulation and mobile cultivation is on the rise. …

No potassium no plant: A huge number of processes are dependent on this element. Luckily, hardly any problems occur because the plant is good …

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Calcium is a delicate mineral in the plant. A deficiency can cause problems such as blossom end rot in sweet peppers and tomato, burnt …

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The gas carbon dioxide (CO2) is a raw material for photosynthesis. From this, together with water, the plant makes sugars and other compounds. Therefore …