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A cleaner greenhouse roof with ReduClean - even without coatings


For removing temporary coatings, such as ReduFuse, ReduHeat and ReduSol, ReduClean is the go-to cleaning agent. However, some growers also use it on uncoated greenhouse roofs. Alstroemeria grower Rick Tesselaar from Luttelgeest can attest to its effectiveness. “We noticed much less dirt and algae growth...

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Plant growers see many advantages to temporary coating with ReduFuse IR


Propagation companies go to great lengths to produce the perfect starting material for their customers. During periods of high radiation, vulnerable young cucumber plants need extra protection. ReduFuse IR from ReduSystems offers the perfect solution, which crop manager Leon van Mil from the Netherlands...

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Drones assist growers in coating and cleaning their greenhouses


Sebastian Hylewicz from the German city of Geldern is a man on a mission. Using drones, satellite navigation and vision technology, he plans to serve hundreds of growers across Germany in the coming years with services that will help optimize their operations. "Aerial seeding and the application and...

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Maarel Orchids reduces the number of hours lights are needed by making smart...


In 2020, orchid crop manager Johan Langelaan of Maarel Orchids explored his options for reducing the number of hours additional lighting would have to be used in his greenhouse, without compromising the amount of light his crop would get. Lumiforte consultant Paul van Gils told him he could try combining...

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Overhaul with PipePaint easier than expected


After twenty years, the heating pipes at the Jansen Hoeven tomato nursery were due for a thorough facelift. "We were already working on the crop change when I read an article about PipePaint," says Carlos Jansen. "After placing a call to the supplier, we had it here the next day. The result is fantastic,...

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ReduSystems coatings tested and safe for AGCulture Fountain AR glass


AGCulture Glass from Belgium has examined the compatibility between its glass type Fountain AR (anti-reflection) and various ReduSystems coatings from Lumiforte. The cleaning agent ReduClean was tested on the well-known low-iron greenhouse glass. "We now know for sure that our Fountain glass is not adversely...

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Wageningen University & Research study confirms that: ReduClean safely cleans...


Anti-reflective (AR) glass allows more light into a greenhouse and can save energy. Because of its premium price, it's vital to keep these qualities intact over time. This means that cleaning methods and agents must meet certain requirements. Researchers at Wageningen University & Research investigated...

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Crop growing consultant Willem van Dijk ‘Temporary coatings help growers in...


Growers throughout the world are experiencing the adverse consequences of climate change, including in covered crops. Extreme weather conditions, which sometimes last for long periods of time, require additional protective measures. The broad selection of Lumiforte's temporary coatings makes custom applications...

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Extra protection during the coming warm period


Across certain regions of Europe, following a rainy spring, we are currently experiencing a shift in weather patterns. It has turned to sunny and warm at the end of May, which has led to an abundance of sunshine and rising temperatures. As a result, we understand that plants experience stress and, in...

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Maximizing plant growth by limiting infrared radiation into the greenhouse


The plant consists for the most part of water so it is quickly warmed up by infrared radiation. Water absorbs infrared very well. Reflecting infrared radiation before it enters the greenhouse therefore has a large impact on plant temperature.

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Manually coating in the UK: every greenhouse requires custom work


Even the British royal family is among his customers. Mike Spapé specializes in cleaning and coating non-standard greenhouses.

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Return on investment best guideline for choosing coatings


Some growers in Canada and the US are switching from ReduSol to other coatings. They aim to benefit from light, while reflecting excessive heat.

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A front row seat in research into light and crops


Lumiforte is capable of developing innovative coatings due to direct contact with well-known scientists working in the area of light and plant physiology. New insights can be directly translated into new coatings. This is why Lumiforte is a member of the Club of 100.

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A painted heating pipe emits 10% more heat


An understated problem is that over time heating pipes emit less heat. A paint job with PipePaint solves this problem. The formula has been improved: greater wear resistance, anticorrosive and non-toxic.

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Almost 25% increase in production thanks to AntiCondens


All plastic greenhouses in Dagestan near the Caspian Sea face the same issue: droplets of condensation absorb light and promote growth of pathogens. Tomato growing companies have found a solution in the form of AntiCondens for plastic.

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