Horti Generation
saffron cultivation under greenhouses in North-America

Introduction to saffron cultivation

Saffron, Crocus sativus L., is a rare spice of great commercial value derived from the stigmas of the saffron flower. According to producers around the world it takes 75,000 flowers or 225,000 sorted stigmas to produce 0.5 kg of saffron. Hence...

Collapsology: can greenhouse cultivation save the world? local intensive production are part of the solutions

Collapsology: can greenhouse cultivation...

The word collapsology is a neologism that draws its origin from the Latin collapsus which means to collapse, to sag, to collapse. This current of thought is based on the principle that our current systems are approaching their limit. According...

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...