Horti Generation

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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...

Passive and active ventilation inside a...

An efficient combination of passive and active ventilation is one of the most important point of greenhouse design and operation. The ventilation inside a greenhouse is not only the opening of the vents (roof / sides) but a complex and...

Ultrasonic algae control technology in...

The algae development in hydroponic system for example is a major problem for the growers. It can affect the irrigation network and equipment (filter, pump, pipes) also the plant growth. Moreover, the fungus and bacteria expand in the algae...

Introduction: potential use of biochar in...

Biochar application to agricultural soils has proved to substantially modify the relationship between plant-soil and lead mostly to a quantitative increase in agricultural production through physical, chemical and biological mechanisms. More...

Hydroponic salad post-harvest introduction

Everybody knows that quality leafy greens is the result of many factors as the variety selection, the cultivation technique, the climate control, the technology and the management in the farm. However, not many people know that to keep the...