Horticulture Articles

  • Digitizing Farms for Traceability - Case Study

    Challenge This is the case of one of India’s leading farmers’ producer company consisting of a collective group of 8000+ marginal farmers who grow fruits and vegetables on less than one hectare of land. They started growing grapes with the intent to sell the same to exporters and were faced with the challenge of meeting the strict requirements on traceability, compliance & ...

  • Grand Canyon Sweet - Hikers Along Kaibab Sing of Phoenix`s Praises - Case Study

    Toilets must be odorless as well as available. At sun-baked Tipoff along Grand Canyon National Park’s famed Kaibab Trail, olfactorily gifted hikers could not endure the evilsmelling vault toilets. Little spotted white “paper flowers” stained the landscape. At Tipoff, ACS installed three odorless, waterless, Phoenix composting toilets in a prefabricated, maintenance-friendly ...

  • Grand Canyon Sweet — Hikers Along Kaibab Sing of Phoenix’s Praises - Case Study

    Toilets must be odorless as well as available. At sun-baked Tipoff along Grand Canyon National Park’s famed Kaibab Trail, olfactorily gifted hikers could not endure the evilsmelling vault toilets. Little spotted white “paper flowers” stained the landscape. At Tipoff, ACS installed three odorless, waterless, Phoenix composting toilets in a prefabricated, maintenance-friendly ...

  • Grand Canyon Sweet — Hikers Along Kaibab Sing of Phoenix’s Praises - Case Study

    Toilets must be odorless as well as available. At sun-baked Tipoff along Grand Canyon National Park’s famed Kaibab Trail, olfactorily gifted hikers could not endure the evilsmelling vault toilets. Little spotted white “paper flowers” stained the landscape. At Tipoff, ACS installed three odorless, waterless, Phoenix composting toilets in a prefabricated, maintenance-friendly ...

  • EH-POWERGROUND: PLUG & PLAY SYSTEM FOR GREENHOUSES BASAL ELECTRIC HEATING

    Heating system EH-POWERGROUND Modular flexible panel Customized flexible panelFeatures of the EH-POWERGROUND system:Plug & Play: the system EH-POWERGROUND combined with control system EH-CONTROL is ready to be used, it is ...


    By Cofilea srl

  • Impact of Snow on Soil Greenhouse Gases

    Spring is finally in the air, and while the thermometers are slowly but steadily rising, we wanted to explore the impacts of the exceptionally snowy winter on the soil greenhouse gas emissions. For this post, we interviewed a researcher, Boris Tupek, who is based in Luke, the Natural Resources Institute Finland.  ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Why consider pre-emergent herbicide?

    Resistant weeds, dicamba training, new EPA rules and regulations, and ag companies being bought or merging together have been a few of the topics found in many ag media and publications this winter. In summary, things are continually changing in agriculture and will continue to change. One of those changes that many, if not all growers, have experienced is how to deal with weed resistance. ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

  • Keep It Fresh Program

    Bioconservacion launches a new tool for its customers in the postharvest sector, the Keep It Fresh program, consisting of a system for leasing Ethylclean (ETH) machines for cleansing the air and eliminating ethylene from fresh product storage chambers. The Keep It Fresh program ensures ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • Sheep farming in Qatar - Case Study

    Doha, Qatar Baladna, the leading supplier of Syro-Arabian Awassi sheep, needed a supplier who could match their high standards of business. Client Overview Baladna is a national livestock and animal production company along with being the leading supplier of sheep meat, milk and animal feed products. Company values are very important to Baladna so ...

  • Microalgae and Hydroponic cultivation experiments

    Redono is performing hydroponic plant cultivation and microalgae cultivation researches together with the Clean Technologies Department in Metropolia, University of Applied Science, Vantaa. ...


    By Redono Oy

  • The Benefits of California Medical Marijuana

    What California Medical Marijuana Is – and What it Is Not Whenever there’s more transformation of the bud, it typically means that lots isn’t very likely to squander. Luckily, utilizing a mail-order bud agency is much more easy than receiving supermarket and also a number of these disease-fighting strains can be discovered in a internet cannabis dispensary. If you are a ...

  • Composting Roundup - Febuary 2018

    Albany, New York: Composting, Food Recovery And Ad Grant Awards The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) awarded $3.5 million to support food donation and municipal organics recycling projects across the state through the Environmental Protection Fund’s Municipal Recycling and Climate Smart Communities grant programs. Composting grant awardees include: ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Choosing the Right Light for Young Plants

    Horticulture lighting research has been conducted on young plants (germination, seedlings, plugs and cuttings) for many years. Michigan State University published a series of articles in Greenhouse Grower (see references below) on bedding plant seedlings. In their research, Drs. Wollaeger and Runkle experimented with different LED wavelengths and compared them to fluorescent light on seedling ...


    By Illumitex

  • Hit the Spring Planting Target with Hydraulic Down Force

    Will Hutchinson enjoys a good challenge, especially when it comes to improving production on his row crop, wheat and alfalfa farm near Murfreesboro, Tennessee. So when he saw the opportunity to leverage Ag Leader’s Hydraulic Down Force system to prevent a common problem and improve his planting operations on acres where he plants cover crops, he jumped at the chance. Two years later, ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

  • Novel p–n junction UiO-66/BiOI photocatalysts with efficient visible-light-induced photocatalytic activity

    Novel visible-light-induced UiO-66/BiOI photocatalysts with a p–n junction structure have been prepared for the first time through a facile hydrothermal method. The prepared photocatalysts were characterized using the powder X-ray diffraction, high resolution transmission electron microscopy, scanning electron microscopy, UV–visible diffuse reflectance spectra, and N2 adsorption–desorption ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Steering for Yield, Comfort in the Field

    The return on investment of GPS automated steering systems is almost never argued anymore. GPS technology has been proven to reduce overlap, resulting in fuel savings and productivity gains that farms of all sizes can appreciate. However, in my experience, the leading reason that farms today invest in a steering system is operator comfort. Many ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

  • Ask Enhesa 10: USA & Canada

    Contributions from James Olaleye, Christian Petrangelo, Edith Nagy, Caitlin O’Sullivan, Gillian Wener, Danyelle Barron, and Seong Won Hong ...

  • Introducing Dr. Beatrice Amyotte, Small Fruit Germplasm Development Program

    The berry breeding program at the Agriculture and AgriFood Canada (AAFC) Kentville Research and Development Centre in Kentville, Nova Scotia, is now the Small Fruit Germplasm Development Program. The new approach to plant breeding will allow the fruit industry to be more involved in the release of new Canadian varieties of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and grapes that are developed ...

  • Removal of Fast Green FCF dye from aqueous solutions using Flower Gel as a low-cost adsorbent

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the removal of Fast Green FCF dye from aqueous solutions using Flower Gel in a batch adsorption process. The effect of different parameters such as pH, contact time, adsorbent dosage, stirrer speed and temperature were studied, and various isotherms including Langmuir, Freundlich and Tempkin were applied. The adsorbent characteristics were ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Studying the Effect of Global Warming on Tropical Crops

    Researchers have long been using impact studies to study the effects of climate change on cocoa growth. These studies mimic conditions predicted at the end of the century1 such as higher levels of drought and higher levels of atmospheric CO2. Studies have shown that increased levels of CO2 may help offset the negative effects of reduced water availability on the ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

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