`A technique of growing plants in nutrient solution”. Hydroponics literally means water-working or water-activation. It is a cultivation technique for growing plants in highly oxygenated, nutrient enriched water, rather than soil. The nutrient solution and its management are the cornerstone for a successful hydroponics system. The function of a hydroponics nutrient solution is to supply the plant roots with water, oxygen and essential mineral elements in soluble form. In soil, biological decomposition...
Globalization puts ever-increasing demands on the food and agriculture industry. Highly sensitive analytical instrumentation is key for reliable monitoring of food products along the food chain starting from agricultural production over food processing and packaging to distribution and consumption. Analytik Jena analytical solutions help you meet industry standards during both development of new products or quality control assessment.
Cambridge based Delta-T Devices specialises in instruments for environmental science, in particular: agronomy, plant physiology, eco-physiology, data logging, meteorology, soil moisture, solar energy studies and environmental monitoring.
Delta-T Devices solar radiation measurement instruments are well suited to scientific research, meteorological applications, and commercial photovoltaic validation/monitoring. Our range includes the SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer and BF5 Sunshine Sensor – both of which measure global (total) and diffuse radiation, and sunshine state (all in a single instrument). They are also easy to use and need no routine adjustment or polar alignment.
Delta-T Devices has been providing high quality instrumentation for plant physiology and intercepted solar radiation studies for over 30 years. Our plant science products are renowned for their build quality, accuracy and ergonomics – and are used by researchers around the world. Our range includes instruments for measuring stomatal conductance, Leaf Area Index in crop canopies and forest canopies, and to quantify healthy/diseased/pest-damaged leaf area.
Hilliard offers a broad line of motion control products for the Mining Industry including caliper brakes and backstopping clutches for conveyors, brake systems for draglines and ball mills as well as the Brake Boss brake control system. Hilliard products are designed, manufactured, and sold according to the customers` applications.
Delta-T Devices has over thirty years experience in designing and supplying environmental monitoring equipment – from a single sensor through to a complete advanced automatic weather station. Our range includes: data loggers, sensors, weather stations, mast and mountings, battery and solar power, a variety of communications options, and enclosures. Complex systems can be created with ease. These often include a wide range of inputs, such as soil moisture sensors, solar radiation sensors and meteorological...
Accuracy and ease of use make SM300 Soil Moisture Sensors well suited to irrigation applications. Readings can be used to optimise irrigation scheduling, or the SM300 can be installed as part of an automatic irrigation system. The sensor`s compact size allows it to be installed in plant pots or grow bags.
Delta-T Devices supplies high quality equipment to help horticultural growers and sports turf professionals monitor irrigation and control irrigation – using proven technology. Accurate measurements of growing conditions is key to effective precision irrigation – and we provide instruments that deliver reliable data to support critical decisions. The proven benefits of precision irrigation for growers include enhanced crop development (improved yield, quality and shelf life) alongside reduced fertiliser...
Farmers and researchers in the agricultural industry have used AMS sampling equipment for over 50 years. The AMS Step Probe, Soil Recovery Probes, and a variety of one and two-piece augers are used in the agricultural sampling market to obtaining disturbed samples at or near the surface and for boring to depths where more precise samples can be obtained. AMS now offers a variety of nematode sampling equipment, ATV-mounted PowerProbe rigs, and one and two-piece open-faced augers.
With its technologies, GIG Karasek had a lasting influence on the production processes in the food industry and food production. It will continue to be our challenge to identify trends and needs in an early stage and to set benchmarks in new technologies. Competence and strength in Food production – ask for our application references.
The agriculture industry is a water intensive industry that needs a constant contaminant free water supply to ensure high harvest yields and healthy farm livestock. Agriculture in the U.S. is dominated by large, specialized crop and animal farms. These industrial farms focus on short-term productivity, often at the cost of creating environmental and public health problems. This focus on short term productivity, requires agriculture water treatment solutions and specific soil additives that are sustainable and...
Detail study presented in the paper listed below indicates that Acoustics yields a proper Particle size distribution in various dairy products. This can be achieved with no dilution. In addition, Acoustics yields information for calculating fat content.
In parts of the world the cost of water for irrigation has increased tenfold in the last year, driven both by scarcity of resource compared to demand and legislative controls that are forcing water distributors and farmers to examine their historical practices.