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More drainage slits – gains in uniformity and controllability

Most growers choose one drainage slit per substrate slab. Practical research by Cultilene shows it pays to shift the direction in this respect; the choice for several drainage slits results...

Tips and tricks for a healthy start

Good cleaning and disinfection are crucial for an optimum start to the new growing season. Attention to detail can make all the difference. At crop change time, an ‘accident’ is...

Light in the greenhouse: will you choose quality or quantity?

In recent years, there has been a lot of attention on diffused glass. Diffused glass gives better light distribution through the greenhouse, with deeper penetration into the crop. Also, Cultilene...

Sweet pepper growing systems: Traditional and V systems compared

There is a choice for pepper growers between a traditional system and the V system. What are the advantages and disadvantages of these systems and why do growers opt for...

Growing advantages of condensation formation in the greenhouse

Condensation influences the light output in a greenhouse. This can be either a positive or a negative influence, depending on the way the condensation is formed. The use of hydrophilic...

Make the right choice and use of your water buffer

The choice of the right amount of water buffer (or available water) and its use can influence: better plant balance, an efficient and healthy root system and better yield. There...

How to give the new growing season a perfect start?

The Cultilene Framework-system, part of Smart Root Zone Management, helps growers to get the best out of their Cultilene Substrates. With the Framework we look at each element of the...

What is diffuse glass

Diffuse glass is focused on generating the best possible light transmission and diffusing the light that enters the greenhouse. This results in fewer shadow effects and the conditions throughout the...

Growers miss out on quality and revenues

Installing a good irrigation system seems simple, but many growers do not have their irrigation under control. There are often problems with the design of the drip irrigation system so...

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