Online course Greenhouse Management Hightech cultivation

green-fingers are not genetically determined but available for everyone

Cultivation in greenhouses is a combination of green-fingers and hightech. To use the technology efficiently, knowledge of plant processes is required. By the correct interpretation of the plant condition, the optimal decisions can be made in climate and water strategy.

During the online course, the individual plant processes will be explained and translated into actions. The course is interactive, in small groups with exercises and discussions everyone is being challenged to practice the theory. After the training every participant will receive a certificate of participation.


Course: 8 lessons
Where: Online (Teams)
When: 21 october 2021 (with reservation)
Language: English
Duration: 1,5h per lesson, 09.00h till 10.30h (Dutch time)
Investment per person: € 795,- excluding VAT and administration costs (€ 11,50)
Requirement: Good level of English language
Preferably working position in horticultural industry

What is being achieved

  • Participants know the 10 concepts (see picture) and how to place them in context
  • Know the 3 plant processes and how to optimize these processes
  • Relations between greenhouse climate factors and their effect on yield and quality
  • The participant understands how the plant uses the water and nutrients


Lesson 1 Industrial cultivation in protected circumstances like greenhouses
3 plant processes photosynthesis, respiration, transpiration
Lesson 2 CO2; Sink/Source  Assimilates
Lesson 3 LAI; relation yield and quality. What is optimal; how to influence
Lesson 4 Greenhouse climate introduction
Lesson 5 Climate focus on humidity
Lesson 6 Light; sunlight and artificial light; screen use
Lesson 7 Watersupply in relation to plantgrowth
Lesson 8 Fertilization: Macro and micro elements; pH; EC ; effect in cultivation

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