Technical Absorbents Chinese Agent, Zacky Lam, was one of a number of selected presenters at the 2014 China International Wound Care and Products Conference in July. His presentation topic was'Super Absorbent Fibre (SAF) and its use within the advanced wound care market.
Canada 150: Hunger for tomatoes turns Canada into greenhouse superpower
It`s a burgeoning empire under glass. Canadian farmers now earn more from greenhouse vegetables than from eggs or potatoes. Vineland Research and Innovation Centre has spent $10 million to build a one-acre test greenhouse, which opened last year. “Growing local food in the soil is a limited opportunity for food sovereignty in Canada,” said Jim Brandle, Vineland’s chief executive. “Greenhouse food is safe. Plus, during the winter, you are not bringing things 2,000 miles to Canada’s...
New App available for the control of Phytophthora in potato
Wageningen University & Research and Agrifirm have cooperated in the development of a new Phytophthora advisory App which has recently been made available to growers on the Akkerweb platform. WUR supplied the new computation module and Agrifirm the interface for the new App. The development of the App was in part funded by PPS PL2.0 (Precision Farming 2.0). Following tests of the new App at more than 80 growers in 2016, the warning system was officially launched this year. Growers can use the new App to...
Don`t let weather affect your potato planting
Potato planting is well underway, however the weather continues to dominate the season, with some regions experiencing protracted planting as a result. Most recently, soil temperatures have dropped and periodic frost has meant that tubers are going into cooler soils, which can delay crop emergence. It’s important to remember actions now can have a knock-on effect with crop development as the season progresses. Good tuber quality Remember, only high quality tubers should be planted, and in particular...
We invite you to China Potato Expo 2017
Lumex Instruments is going to participate in China Potato Expo 2017, an international annual event dedicated to new technologies and innovations in potato production industry. This exhibition is organized by the Ministry of Agriculture of China and will be held in National Agriculture Exhibition Center, Beijing on 30th – 31st of March. We invite you to visit our Booth No. A094, where you can get acquainted with our instruments such as Real-time PCR analyzer AriaDNA®, Capillary electrophoresis system...
TOMRA launches TOMRA 5A for the potato processing industry at Pack Expo 2016
The TOMRA 5A, a state-of-the-art machine for the potato processing business, supports processors by combining a straightforward and brand-new graphical user interface with stable sorting performance, while increasing the level of food safety and quality with minimal product waste. With food safety and quality being a top priority for consumers and processors alike, this innovative machine goes the extra mile to achieve optimum performance with the new peel control module, an extra add-on system. The TOMRA 5A...