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Better advice through knowledge sharing15-02-2022
At the beginning of this year, Lumiforte became a member of Plant Empowerment. This new membership allows us to share even more knowledge about climate control and plant balance.
Custom advice improves yield15-02-2022
At the beginning of this year, we appointed two general consultants to assist you. This way Lumiforte anticipates your need for a more rational use of our coatings.
Orchids on Central Coast flourish year-round under protective coating25-01-2022
The climate on California’s Central Coast is perfect for growing orchids, provided you are able to protect them against the fierce radiation all year round. Cal Coast Orchids sells top-quality Phalaenopsis throughout the entire state and beyond.
Free sunlight is more welcome than ever25-11-2021
The rapidly rising natural gas prices are putting many companies in a bind. Every little bit of improvement therefore helps. For example, by making optimal use of free solar energy.
ReduSystems products in a sustainable bucket with a new look13-11-2021
Starting in 2022 all ReduSystems packaging will have a fresh new look. It is immediately obvious from the packaging that the products form a system. Also, the buckets are made from recycled material.
Clean glass = light gain = increased production = reduced energy consumption13-11-2021
During a considerable part of the year, crops can use all the natural light they can get. The principle that then applies is: 1% more light = 1% higher production. This is when a thoroughly clean greenhouse really pays off.
Disinfecting and cleaning greenhouses more and more requires a custom approach14-10-2021
A crop rotation is a perfect opportunity for thoroughly cleaning the greenhouse. This is more than necessary during the present times when virus-related problems are on the increase. A clean start is a primary requirement for a healthy crop.
Sunlight can be effectively managed in any season14-09-2021
Consultants Jelle Hoogland and Paul van Gils provide tips for the rational and efficient use of coatings. “A key question is, under what conditions does the plant suffer most? This is when you need to intervene,” says Hoogland. Paul van Gils looks back on past seasons: “We have learned a great deal during...
Coatings are an absolute necessity for greenhouse cultivation in Alberta07-09-2021
Big Marble Farms supplies a significant portion of the Canadian Prairie Provinces with fresh vegetables. A remarkable accomplishment, because greenhouse cultivation in the harsh climate here is a real challenge. Coatings on the greenhouse roof are an absolute requirement for success.
Gerberas flourish under ReduFuse IR in Hungarian summer24-06-2021
The question is how best to keep gerberas productive in summer in the hot continental climate of Central Europe. As a consultant to growers, Alfred Forray has had good experience with ReduFuse IR.
SprayChalk and Cool-FX provide extra protection during hot spells22-06-2021
There are a few weeks every year when crops could use some extra protection. On top of an existing coating or as a temporary chalk layer. SprayChalk offers an easy and effective solution in such situations. Interest in SprayChalk has noticeably increased in recent years. The reason for this is that...
Recent series of hot summers is motivating growers to use coatings for traditional...01-06-2021
Young cucumber plants require protection against the sun’s bright radiation. This is why Kwekerij IJsselgrow has outfitted its greenhouse roof washer with spray booms so they can apply and remove coatings whenever this is desirable.
‘Applying coatings yourself produces maximum results’03-05-2021
Increasingly more companies are cleaning the greenhouse cover using a roof-washer. This machine is easy to expand with a spray-boom so you can use it to meticulously and uniformly apply a coating yourself whenever necessary.
Looking for the proper protection for roses in the summer29-04-2021
The hot summers of recent years represent a significant challenge for rose growers. The red varieties especially are sensitive to heat. Rozen Scheers has tried out various strategies.
Top-quality Lisianthus benefits from diffuse coating29-04-2021
For the propagator , as well as Lisianthus growers it is essential to control light to obtain the best possible result: a beautiful strong cut flower with a sufficiently long stem.