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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...
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.
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.
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.
Don’t block the light - manage it!02-03-2021
The ReduSystems variety of coatings has grown significantly in recent years. Growers are leveraging the possibilities to develop a customised approach for their crop. A number of growers is switching over to another coating, while others have every reason to stay with their current choice.
Lettuce and herbs flourish under ReduSol12-02-2021
When growing salads and herbs in greenhouses, these plants may experience stress from high temperatures in the greenhouse and excessive solar radiation in spring-summer period. “Agrocombinat “Moskovsky” is sharing its successful experience with ReduSol of keeping their crop growing and keeping its freshness.
‘ReduSol forms the basis of hydrangea shading strategy’15-01-2021
Hydrangea cut flowers are very sensitive to irritants, in particular the white varieties. As a result, you always have to play it safe. Sijben Hydrangea uses the ReduSol coating as the basis of its shading strategy and uses the energy screen at times when too much light still enters the greenhouse.
Shading and cooling agents are playing an increasingly important role in the...29-09-2020
According to Rui Xue Global, the partner of ReduSystems coatings in China, February and March are normally the peak sales period of shading and cooling agents. However, this year, the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected logistics and production.
Adapting climate and watering to coatings16-06-2020
Coatings soften the greenhouse climate; this provides an opportunity to change how the climate and watering are controlled. Two crop advisors discuss the principles that apply to tomatoes, gerbera and alstroemeria.
Coatings and high-pressure misting keep crops growing18-05-2020
More and more growers are using high-pressure misting systems. In combination with coatings, this is an excellent way of keeping crops active and productive in hot summers.
80% of production is determined by the greenhouse climate18-05-2020
Philippe Bertolotto's tomato plants would produce virtually nothing in summer without ReduSol. But the precise moment of application and removal is crucial and identifying that time window is a challenge every year.