Horti Generation

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Optimal daily light integral for leafy greens crops with hydroponic system NFT

Daily Light Integral interactive tool for...

DLI is now a common term (measurement) used by commercial growers and plant scientists. In this article,an interactive and useful tool made by Joanne Logan and James Faust to check the Annual and Monthly DLI Values (mol/m2/day) in the United...

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

Natural vanilla extraction technologies

Vanilla is one of the most expensive spice in the world. It is highly used for the perfumery and the food industry, in fact, for both usages the vanillin content is the main target at the end of the extraction process. Indeed, the concentration...

Benefits of the high pressure fogging...

Fogging system is an essential equipment in the greenhouse industry. The major advantage of the high pressure fogging is to flash evaporating billions of tiny water particles [...] It is more efficient than a low-pressure fogging to decrease...

New generation of greenhouse film:...

Today, companies are working on photoluminescent films to cover the greenhouse roof and claddings. The new film has a pink color with new technical proprieties... These films are specially designed to modify and optimize the light spectrum

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Daily Light Integral (DLI): lighting...

The Daily Light Integral (DLI) is is the amount of PAR received each day as a function of light intensity (instantaneous light: μmol·m -2 ·s -1 ) and duration (day). It is expressed as moles of light (mol) per square meter (m -2 ) per day (d -1...