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Coatings: what do they bring?07-01-2020
Investing in a coating boosts yield and improves product quality. The actual return on investment depends on the conditions. Willem Valstar from StarGrow Consultancy helps tomato growers find the most economically profitable approach.
An optimal climate in every season07-01-2020
Every climate is different, and each crop has its own preferences. The wide range of ReduSystems coatings makes it possible to manage sunlight throughout the year.
How much light does my crop need?23-12-2019
There is an optimal amount of light for every crop. Too little means that production will be low. But too much will put pressure on the yield and quality. So custom work is always key.
How to best convert light into production14-11-2019
Systematic cultivation produces the best possible fruiting vegetable production and quality. Crop consultant Wim van Wingerden highlights how the use of a light plan can increase production.
The coating provides the foundation; screens are the emergency brake17-10-2019
The answer to hot summers: a coating as the foundation, if necessary an extra layer in mid-summer and eliminate light peaks with moveable screens.
ReduFuse and AntiReflect improve control over the cultivation of cucumbers16-09-2019
Cucumber farm Van Lipzig Tuinderijen is constantly working on improving its crop. The ReduFuse and AntiReflect coatings are perfectly suited to meet the desire for better use of the available light.
Controlling growth with light: more in winter, diffuse in summer10-09-2019
For a grower, every ray of sunlight entering the greenhouse in winter is a bonus. Light is also welcome in summer, provided it is properly distributed throughout the crop. This can be achieved by combining coatings. Two vegetable growers are leaders in this field in the Netherlands.
Use the right cleaning agent to remove a coating19-08-2019
Our coatings are developed to prevent them from quickly wearing off. When they are no longer useful at the end of the season, ReduClean is the only way to remove them effectively. Because we have coatings with different properties, we have also developed different types of ReduClean.
Green light deserves more attention03-06-2019
All the sunlight's colours have an effect on a crop. The role of the light's green colour has long been underestimated; however, in recent years, the important effect of the colour green has become increasingly clear.
Light gain in greenhouse after applying AntiCondens leads to more production03-06-2019
For crops that are switched in the summer, this is the ideal time to apply AntiCondens to the inside of the greenhouse cover. It is a good preparation for the coming humid season, when condensation droplets block valuable light. Tomato grower Paul van Paassen has been using AntiCondens for three years,...
Spray chalk provides extra protection during periods of heat02-06-2019
The climate is changing, and the summers are becoming hotter. This may require extra protection for a month to a month and a half. The popularity of spray chalk and summer mix is clearly increasing.
Producing more with less water02-06-2019
Quality water for the agricultural and horticultural sectors is becoming a pressing problem throughout the world. At the same time, food production must go up. That calls on market gardeners to use the available water efficiently. Coatings can make a contribution here as well.
Coating systematically optimizes production04-03-2019
Amaryllis is a crop that is grown to a precise schedule. And a systematic approach to coating – agreeing at an early stage when the contractor can start – fits in well with that and avoids unpleasant surprises.
Hot summer of 2018 sparks more interest in diffuse coatings04-03-2019
The hot summer of 2018 was a learning curve for many growers. In extreme conditions such as those, the crop needs much more protection. With this in mind, many growers are taking a closer look at ReduFuse and ReduFuse IR.
The amount of light plants can cope with08-01-2019
Is it possible for a plant to be exposed to too much light? Caution is the operative word for potted plants. However, various cut flowers and vegetable crops are able to cope with much more light than currently thought. Provided that the light is properly distributed.