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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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How to best convert light into production

14-11-2019

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.

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The coating provides the foundation; screens are the emergency brake

17-10-2019

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.

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Controlling growth with light: more in winter, diffuse in summer

10-09-2019

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.

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Use the right cleaning agent to remove a coating

19-08-2019

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.

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Green light deserves more attention

03-06-2019

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.

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Light gain in greenhouse after applying AntiCondens leads to more production

03-06-2019

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,...

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Coating systematically optimizes production

04-03-2019

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.

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Hot summer of 2018 sparks more interest in diffuse coatings

04-03-2019

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.

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The amount of light plants can cope with

08-01-2019

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.

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How to coordinate screens and coatings in a greenhouse?

08-01-2019

When there is a coating, there is less of a need to close the moveable screen beneath it. The best results are achieved when the coating, screen, and shading strategy are properly aligned.

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More and more rose growers enthusiastic about ReduFlex Blue

02-11-2018

An increasing number of rose growers are reaping the benefits of ReduFlex Blue. Filtering out blue light improves stem length.

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Controlling conditions according to plant temperature opens up more possibilities

02-11-2018

The temperature of the crop sometimes differs widely from the greenhouse air temperature. For this reason, it is a good idea to continuously measure the crop temperature.

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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.

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