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Intensive organic rapsberry cultivation under high-tunnel in North America

Raspberry cultivation in greenhouses: high...

Raspberry imports to North America have increased in recent years. Raspberry cultivation under protected environment can provide good yield in the fall if the duration of the growing season is long enough. Moreover, raspberries production under...

Greenhouse engineering: psychrometric chart

Air humidity – How to read a...

The "psychrometric diagram" of humid air is a tool to facilitate the representation of air transformations. [...] The basic concept is that there is a relationship between temperature and saturation humidity

local production and alternative crops in 2020

Next-Generation of greenhouse growers in...

In general, three crops (vegetables / fruits) are the most represented in North America through the provinces and states. Indeed, tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers are frequently found in Canadian and American greenhouses. [...] Lately, high...

Positive pressure ventilation strategy

Active ventilation: a positive pressure...

The concept of positive pressure ventilation consists of mechanically injecting fresh air from outside to inside the greenhouse into the growing area. Positive pressure ventilation allows for maximum exclusion of insects and uniformity of...

Hemp seeds : a lot of potential in the agro-food industry

Hemp seeds : an emerging super food

Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) is a plant native from Eurasia and spread out to the rest of the world. Crop has been historically used for its fiber. The plant is considered as one of the most common forms of cannabis as well as the type with the...

Intensive hemp production under plastic greenhouse

Benefits of hemp cultivation under...

Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) has been cultivated for many years in the world. The plant has been used to make ropes, sails and clothing. Indeed, hemp fibers, found on the outside of the hemp stalk, are the most resistant...