Research

Top layers in tree nursery 2016

Titel Top layers in tree nursery 2016 Project manager Jeroen van der Meij Short description Top layers in tree nursery prevents the development of herbs and weeds. Delphy tests every two year different types of (new) top layers. The advantage of the application is a reduction of work input. Otherwise, required is an investment in […] Read more…

Controlling Plant Balance

The objective of the project “Controlling the plant balance” is to indicate the crop vegetative or generative steering through the use of Natugro. Previous research has shown that Natugro products can better settle in a substrate with more biodiversity. In the current experimental design is, therefore looked at the effect of the substrate in combination […] Read more…

Next Generation Growing Lisianthus

The objective of this project is to demonstrate a sustainable cultivation system for lisianthus combination with a good production. To achieve this, there are different systems tested in this project to grow out of the soil to reduce the emission of nutrients and pesticides. A distinction is made between the substrates: Clay and different coco […] Read more…

Energy efficient pepper cultivation whilst maintaining quality

Cultivation Peppers Variety Maranello Start Project December 2015 End Project November 2016   Energy efficient pepper cultivation whilst maintaining quality The goal of this research is to realize a practical energy efficient cultivation of peppers while maintaining quality. Through the use of dual screens and the use of heating based on temperature demand the maximum […] Read more…

Sustainability as guidance for the rose crop

Cultivation Roses Project Title Sustainability as guidance for the rose crop Variety Red Naomi Start Project 1-4-2015 End Project 1-7-2016 Sustainability as guidance for Rose cultivation This trail is aiming to achieve a sustainable and energy efficient rose cultivation by having a more focused use of artificial lighting; less ins spring and summer and more […] Read more…

Tomato cultivation under 100% LED lighting

The objective of this project is up to grow below 100% LED lighting, focusing on a high inter production. The exposure is made up of 105 µmol Top-LED and 2 x 53 µmol interlight LED. Within this experiment a new cultivation strategy (lower LAI / stem, more stems per m  ), and a new positioning […] Read more…

Decontamination irrigation water Amaryllis

Cultivation  Amaryllis Varietie Mont Blanc & Red Lion Start Project 01-01-2015 End Project 14-01-2016 Plant density 27 bulbs/m² Testing Decontamination irrigation water Amaryllis Unlike the previous trial the decontamination of irrigation water is central. There are three different treatments which will be compared: Clean water with nutrients Clean water with nutrients in which drain water […] Read more…