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Coating as a base, screens as “emergency brake”15-06-2022
A coating on the greenhouse deck is a kind of insurance. You keep excess light and heat outside the greenhouse. And if the radiation is still too high, you can close the movable screen. This is a combination strategy that more and more growers are adopting.
Search for the right coating settles on ReduFuse IR16-05-2022
Bright coloured disbud chrysanthemums are sometimes sensitive to flower burn. Kamuro Flowers tried out various coatings to protect the flowers against excessive radiation.
Grower harvests more freesia stems under ReduFlex Blue15-04-2022
Following a number of trials with various coatings, Tesselaar Freesia opted for ReduFlex Blue. This coating reflects heat and partially shields blue light. The result: better growth with more harvestable stems per square metre.
ReduSol combined with three screens produces high quality orchids25-02-2022
Neil and Mike van Steekelenburg established their orchid nursery CosMic Plants in Beamsville, Ontario in 2004. They took along their Dutch cultivation expertise and knowledge but had to find a solution to the challenging climate. The ReduSol coating plays a key role in this respect.
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...