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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.
Perfect roses without blackening under ReduFlex Blue10-12-2018
The Cananvalle rose farm in Ecuador uses ReduFlex Blue against blackening of the petals. This saves a lot of labour. Furthermore, they harvest longer stems and the greenhouse climate is more pleasant to work in.
ReduFuse IR helps tomatoes get through hot summers08-08-2018
After a few years of experience with ReduFuse, tomato grower Prima Fruit switched to ReduFuse IR. This coating combines optimal light distribution with heat shielding in Slovakia’s harsh land climate.
When should I remove the coating?09-07-2018
Light levels fall a little further every day in August. The decision as to when to remove a coating is partly rational and partly depends on the weather and your green fingers.
Calm in the nursery thanks to ReduFuse09-07-2018
On some days, sunshine is interspersed with clouds all the time. ‘Then you have to constantly make the choice of closing the shading or not. With ReduFuse, the nursery is much calmer.’
It takes skill to apply AntiReflect properly19-03-2018
For AntiReflect to work properly, the thickness of the coating must be within a certain bandwidth. Only certified contractors are able to achieve this.
The difference between reflecting light and heat04-03-2018
Reflecting too much or too little light impacts on production in any crop. With ReduSol it is easy to adjust the percentage of light and heat that is reflected. But heat stress is often a bigger problem than too much light. In that case, ReduHeat is the answer.
Tomato grower sees increase in production as a result of AntiReflect01-03-2018
Van Adrichem Kwekerijen in Steenbergen achieved a 5% increase in production last year using AntiReflect, compared to an untreated glasshouse section. “We were pleasantly surprised.”
The importance of reliable and independent measurements02-02-2018
Mardenkro is firmly committed to ensure that its products have a sound scientific basis and therefore maintains close contact with Wageningen University & Research, the perfect partner for conducting independent measurements and pursuing new avenues.
Mardenkro publishes second book: “ReduSystems: The bright side of growing”20-01-2018
Due to the great success of the first book, Mardenkro publishes a second book called “ReduSystems: The bright side of growing”. This book highlights the new, revolutionary product AntiReflect and explains how this product ensures a light gain of approximately 3% on existing horticultural glass.
Removing coatings: how to get your greenhouse spotlessly clean29-08-2017
This summer, some growers have started removing their greenhouse roof coatings earlier than usual because of the mediocre summer weather. ReduClean is the perfect product for the job. When it comes to removing ReduFuse (IR), there is a special version of ReduClean available: ReduClean for ReduFuse. Dennis...
Preventing light loss and disease in plastic greenhouses23-06-2017
Condensation on the greenhouse roof is the result of air dehumidification. In plastic greenhouses steps need to be taken to prevent the condensation from causing problems.
AntiCondens for glass allows significantly more light into the greenhouse22-06-2017
Tomato grower Paul van Paassen is the first in the Netherlands to use the coating AntiCondens for glass. “It clearly leads to more light inside.” he says.
Pay attention to generative or vegetative growth20-04-2017
Steering the crop towards vegetative or generative growth requires constant attention. Crop consultant Wim van Wingerden explains the possibilities.
ReduSol is good for both orchids and working conditions in the greenhouse11-11-2016
Since Apollo Farm in Don Duong, Vietnam, started using ReduSol flower quality is better, screens are used less and working conditions have clearly improved.