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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.
Slowing down ripening during periods of heat benefits the strawberry’s fruit...29-04-2021
It is well known that when it is hot, strawberries produce smaller fruits. Cevefresa tested a heat-reflecting and a sun-and-heat-reflecting coating. ReduSol produced the best result for their operation.
Houseplants flourish under ReduSol and ReduFuse IR28-04-2021
On hot days the temperature in the Bridge Farm Group’s greenhouses can rise to as much as 40°C without any intervention. There isn’t a plant able to withstand such temperatures without a negative effect on growth. ReduSol lowers the temperature sufficiently to prevent problems. ReduFuse IR...
ReduSol, shade-screens and roof sprinklers together provide the right climate for...22-04-2021
Growing lettuce in summer is a challenge. Excessive heat often results in tip burn or root problems. Wim van Dijck combines different measures to achieve positive results.
Climate change forces lettuce growers to coat and screen earlier13-04-2021
The usual coating and screening practices for lettuce crops are changing. Isabel Vandevelde, researcher and instructor, speaks about these developments.
Use of machines for meticulous coating12-04-2021
A modern coating must be applied to the greenhouse cover as uniformly as possible. Using a machine for this purpose is far more accurate than doing this manually. This is one of the reasons why increasingly more companies acquire a roof washer with a spray option.
Cherries under covering benefit from coating08-04-2021
Cherries grown under plastic arched covers can become soft and wrinkled during warm weather. Trials at the Proeftuin Randwijk (trial garden) show that ReduHeat and SprayChalk can contribute to the solution.
Protection against the sun an absolute necessity in Black Sea region11-03-2021
The summers in the Russian Black Sea region are extremely hot. Vegetable grower Vegetables of Krasnodar Krai tested two ReduSol-based strategies to protect its plants, each strategy with its own particular benefits.
Growers can extend the life of greenhouse film11-03-2021
UV radiation, crop protection agents and metals all adversely affect greenhouse plastics. As a grower you can implement a number of measures to mitigate these effects. The use of coatings also extends the life of plastics.
Steady growth and better quality through diffused light and heat protection11-03-2021
Cucumber grower Green-Y-Land started using ReduFuse IR for the first time in 2020. “The crop experienced less stress, showed vital growth and the initial fruits were somewhat heavier,” says Remi van Geest.
ReduSol produces better-tasting tomatoes in Beijing10-03-2021
Without protection, greenhouse tomatoes in Beijing are quickly affected by sunburn. Tecai Daguanyuang Farm benefits a great deal from the ReduSol coating. The crop stays healthier and production is as much as 5% higher.
US tomato grower: “Applying a coating too late can cost you a truss”09-03-2021
MightyVine is a relatively new business in the Chicago area focused on the local market. From the very beginning the company applied shading product to protect the tomatoes from the harsh climate.