Greenhouse Monitoring Articles

  • Enhancing Foliage Color of Ornamental Cabbage and Kale with LEDs

    Enhancing Foliage Color of Ornamental Cabbage and Kale with Prior-to-Shipping Light and Temperature Treatments in Coolers Introduction Ornamental flowering cabbage and kale (Brassica oleracea var. acephala) is a bedding plant that is typically produced outdoors in the late summer and early fall. It is popular due to its vibrant and ...


    By P.L. Light Systems Inc.

  • Gas Sensing for Optimal Marijuana Crop Growth for Medical Purposes

    Following the legalization of marijuana salefor medicinal purposes in 33 US states1 and Canada,2marijuana sales have become big business. It is estimated that in 2020 US retail sales of marijuana will continue their rapid growth, from $15. 7 billion to $19 billion3with suppliers struggling to keep up with demand. In Colorado alone, legal demand was exceeding ...

  • Gas Sensing for Optimal Marijuana Medical Use Crop Growth

    Following the legalisation of marijuana sale for medical use in 33 US states1 and Canada,2 marijuana sales have become big business. It is estimated that in 2020 US retail sales of marijuana will continue their rapid growth, from $15. 7 billion to $19 billion3 with suppliers struggling to keep up with demand. In Colorado alone, legal demand for medical ...

  • Greenhouse

    GREENHOUSES In the agriculture industry, commercial greenhouse dehumidifier is a very important part, which is globally utilized for the production of high value vegetables and fruits. WHY DEHUMIDIFIERS ARE NEEDED IN GREENHOUSES Normally, in day time, the inner climate of greenhouse is incredibly warm. Excessive ...

  • Vegetable Greenhouses Case Study

    The data presented in this case study was collected from greenhouses growing tomato, pepper, and cucumber crops utilizing the DryGair system, spanning diverse climate conditions around the world. Humidity is a critical factor impacting the growth, health, and quality of vegetable crops. The DryGair solution provides innovative, effective, and energy-efficient humidity control for greenhouses and ...


    By DryGair Energies Ltd.

  • Cannabis Greenhouses with the DryGair Solution – Case Study

    DryGair, a system Developed for cultivation experts, Is the leading solution for Cannabis humidity management in growing facilities. Patent protected design enables the creation of uniform, optimal growing conditions which are the key to growing quality, disease-free cannabis. The DryGair solution helps reduce growers’ expenses and pesticide use and contributes to larger, higher ...


    By DryGair Energies Ltd.

  • Greenhouse

    Greenhouse GREENHOUSES In the agriculture industry, Greenhouse is a very important part, which is globally utilized for the production of high value vegetables and fruits. WHY DEHUMIDIFIERS ARE NEEDED IN GREENHOUSES Normally, in day time, the inner climate of greenhouse is incredibly warm. Excessive heat and too much moisture will shrivel fruit and can easily devastate your ...

  • Greenhouse

    GREENHOUSES In the agriculture industry, Greenhouse is a very important part, which is globally utilized for the production of high value vegetables and fruits.  WHY DEHUMIDIFIERS ARE NEEDED IN GREENHOUSES Normally, in day time, the inner climate of greenhouse is incredibly warm. Excessive heat and too much moisture will shrivel fruit and can easily devastate your vegetation. In night, when ...

  • Bird Dispersal Laser Helps Greenhouse Owners Prevent Bird Damage

    A greenhouse is a perfect place for birds to build their nests on. However, greenhouse owners find this problematic as birds peck the fruits and vegetable crops and bird droppings can be very hazardous. Bird dispersal is often difficult in a greenhouse because it requires ventilation to make sure the temperature is right for fruits and vegetables to grow. Birds can easily get into the greenhouse ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • BioFishency installation on a fish farm in the palestinian authority - Case Study

    On May 2017 BioFishency has installed biofiltration units on existing 100 cubic meters concrete fish ponds. At two different farms located in the Palestinian authority near the city of Jenin. The installation designed for growing Bass and Tilapia, and for irrigating strawberry greenhouses and orchards, with the excess water. ...


    By BioFishency

  • Simulating the Effect of Climate Change on Agriculture

    Increased atmospheric CO2 levels and climate change are believed to contribute to extreme weather conditions, which is a major concern for many. And beyond extreme events, global warming is also predicted to affect agriculture.1,2 While climate change is expected to affect agriculture and reduce crop yields, the complete ...

  • Developing of DLI (Daily Light Integral) and Spectrum Control Systems for Scientific Cultivation in Agriculture

    Abstract: This study presents a DLI (Daily Light Integral) and Spectrum-Based Scientific Cultivation Control System (DAS) Development, Design and Application of Luminaire. Effective planning and monitoring of the environmental conditions of plant growth have vital importance in terms of efficiency and control. Nowadays, beyond the control systems that are mainly focused on climate and ...


    By StellarNet, Inc.

  • Increase greenhouse efficiency with boom lighting

    As a leader in greenhouse automation equipment, we are always looking to bring our growers new ideas on how to best utilize our equipment within their greenhouse. With the release of our highly coveted Universal Attachment, we are able to bring you new ideas on how to do more with less. The Universal Attachment is highly effective for attaching fans, insect mats, fans and lights. Boom lighting ...


    By Cherry Creek Systems

  • A Good Handling Of Ethylene Could Allow Preservation At Higher Temperatures

    Ethylene handling would allow storage of non-climacteric products at temperatures higher than recommended. A scientific paper recently published (1) quantifies the relationship between ethylene concentration, temperature and post-harvest life of different non-climacteric vegetables (pak choi, broccoli, mint and green beans). ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • Case study - Cedar Greenhouse

    Wales System kWp: 1.08 Area: 24.96 Inverter: SMA Soladin 600 Modules Used: PS-C-901 Transparent The custom built cedar greenhouse had been designed to accept 12 of Polysolar's 90 W transparent modules. Polysolar supplied the panels and all electrical balance of system. Objective: Supply only 12 90w transparent modules and electrical system for a bespoke built ...


    By Polysolar Limited

  • Modelling water requirements of greenhouse spinach for irrigation management purposes

    Estimating water requirements of plants cultivated in greenhouse environments is crucial, both for the design of greenhouse irrigation systems and the improvement of irrigation scheduling. Spinach is one of the main vegetables sold as ‘ready-to-eat’ bagged produce; it is very sensitive to water stress and thus requires accurate irrigation. In this work, a water balance model simulating the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Correct management of ethylene levels could minimise or eliminate the need for refrigeration during the distribution chain of green bananas

    A recently published scientific article (Reduction of energy usage during storage and transport of bananas by management of exogenous ethylene levels, Wills et al; Postharvest Biology and Technology 89 (2014) 7-10) quantifies the relationship between the concentration of ethylene, temperature and green life of the Cavendish banana. The results demonstrate that an efficient ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • On site at Northdown Orchard Organic Farm

    On Saturday 15th of October we were on site with Mike and the team at Northdown Orchard, an existing customer who was kind enough to show us around the farm and let us snap some great photos at his site in exchange for a morning demonstrating our latest stone burier on his tractor. About Northdown Orchard The organic farm is a family run affair and sits on a site of ...


    By Farm Tech Supplies Ltd.

  • Testimonial Forcefield, USA: Finally - a fan for the 21st century

    Travis Luther, owner of Forcefield, designs and builds Advanced Greenhouse Climate Solutions in southern Oregon, USA. He install MagFans in the greenhouses and he is impressed with the powerful, efficient and quiet fan. Production challenges Being in a hot dry climate, we rely on evaporative cooling to keep the temperature from climbing to detrimental levels in the summer. This ...


    By DACS A/S

  • Case study - Pelton Reforestation Ltd., Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada

    “In 1986 our company used Sidel Systems to design and install a complete hot water heating system in our 135,000 sq./ft. greenhouse. The system was comprised of 51mm heating loops, headers with computer controlled mixing valves, and a 500 HP gas fires Cleaver Brooks Boiler outfitted with a matching flue gas condenser unit. Over the next 3 years we added additional greenhouse space and the ...


    By Sidel Systems USA Inc.

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