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Water. It’s essential for everything that grows and blooms anywhere in the world. And of course greenhouse horticulture is no exception. But with the …

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A lot of things are unfairly distributed in the world, and rain and drought are no exception, especially in Africa. Last month I was …

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It’s always an exciting time when the first flowers appear in the new crop. We proudly put them in a vase at home so …

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In Next Generation Growing (NGG) we’re always talking about balances: water balance, fruit balance, energy balance, etc etc. And in sweet pepper production we’re …

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In some way or another, Africa and plastic formed a close relationship a long time ago. At the checkout, all your groceries are packed …

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I am writing my second column having just returned to South Africa after two weeks in the Netherlands. It’s always good to keep in …

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Farming is an innately labour-intensive industry. With the advent of greenhouse technology leading to increased yields and better quality crops, labour has remained just …

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I have been a columnist for In Greenhouses since the very first edition in October 2012. Almost every year I told the Chief Editor …

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I’m writing my first column for In Greenhouses sitting in the departure lounge at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam. The reason for my three-day trip …

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For (European) sport enthusiasts 2016 was a great year: UEFA Euro 2016, the Tour de France and the Olympic Games. From the Dutch perspective …

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Last September a small Dutch trade mission visited Iran. Because my company Sion has a client there and at the same time there was …

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We’ve almost reached the end of our first year at our phalaenopsis young plant location in Brazil. Until now growers bought material from laboratories …

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I am convinced that after all the developments that have taken place from soil to substrate; volume-orientated to customer orientated; from unlit to artificial …

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