Plants can produce much more : convert light to fresh product as efficiently as possible

E. Heuvelink, T. Kierkels

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Abstract

Imagine 200 kg of tomatoes per square metre greenhouse, 310 kg cucumbers, 120 kg peppers, 1,100 roses and 1,300 chrysanthemums. The plant is capable of producing much more than we currently achieve. However, to actually get closer to this potential production each step has to be improved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-9
JournalIn Greenhouses : the international magazine for greenhouse growers
Volume2
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • greenhouse horticulture
  • protected cultivation
  • plant development
  • illumination
  • light regime
  • plant physiology
  • cultural methods
  • productivity

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