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ReduSystems shares knowledge, gives advice, and creates innovative technology. We regularly publish articles to share information about our products, scientific research, and practical experiences from growers. The most recent articles can be found at the top of this page. You can also use the filters to search for articles in your area of interest. If you would like to receive new articles as soon as they are published, you can subscribe to our newsletter here

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The hydrophilic character of AntiCondens improves light incidence

11-12-2020

Condensation on the greenhouse cover can significantly reduce light incidence. The hydrophilic properties of AntiCondens ensure that more light enters the greenhouse.

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Transforming extra light incidence into better production

12-10-2020

In the autumn, winter and early spring there is too little sunlight for optimal production. Every percentage point extra light will lead to increased photosynthesis and furthermore helps heat the greenhouse, says Cecilia Stanghellini of Wageningen University & Research.

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Anne Elings explains why crops grow better with more light

21-09-2020

For a good part of the year, the level of natural light is below optimal for most crops. Any additional light that then enters the greenhouse contributes to improved production and quality, says Anne Elings, Plant Physiologist at Wageningen University & Research.

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New website and ReduWizard provide year-round coating advice

16-09-2020

ReduSystems launches its renovated website this autumn: www.redusystems.com. As the number of coatings increases so do the options for use. The website and the renovated ReduWizard advisory tool point you toward the best result.

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Knowledge sessions on year-round product package

03-09-2020

ReduSystems is constantly expanding its product package. This steadily increases the available options for controlling natural light year-round. To keep crop advisors informed of the optimal use and combination of coatings, the ReduSystems team held a number of interactive knowledge sessions over the...

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How does the ReduWizard calculate?

20-08-2020

The ReduWizard is an online tool that helps you choose the proper coating for your particular situation. Mardenkro is often asked how the ReduWizard comes up with its recommendations. The web app is simple in appearance, but behind the scenes a number of elaborate databases ensure the app makes the proper...

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Getting more light into the greenhouse in three steps

13-07-2020

An old growers saying has it that 1% more light yields 1% higher production. Scientists have since shown that this is in fact a bit more nuanced: depending on the crop this varies from 0.5% to 1.25%. However, the principle remains the same; during a large part of the year all of the sunlight can effectively...

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Adapting climate and watering to coatings

16-06-2020

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.

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Coatings and high-pressure misting keep crops growing

18-05-2020

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.

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Delaying crop growth in anticipation of better times

02-04-2020

The market for ornamental products has declined drastically due to the coronavirus. Many growers have questions about slowing down their crop growth in order to lower or postpone production.

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Wear-resistant ReduSol helps tomatoes through the summer

30-03-2020

In the hot climate of southern France, tomato grower Earl M2C in Arles needs a wear-resistant coating. The Meiffre sisters are delighted with their choice of ReduSol, which they apply in three layers.

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Time to create clarity about the shading percentage of coatings

11-02-2020

Various ways of indicating the shading provided by coatings have evolved in actual practice. This can lead to confusion. From now on Mardenkro will create clarity about this.

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Replacing Haze by Hortiscatter provides more information about light diffusion

11-02-2020

The level of light diffusion caused by diffuse coatings and glass is commonly known as Haze in the market. However, the term Hortiscatter provides more information about how the light is diffused.

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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.

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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.

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