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Aligning energy and root zone management strategies for sustainable tomato cultivation 3/5

GRODAN, as partners in a project ‘The New Way of Growing’ with GreenQ at the Improvement Centre in the Netherlands, are investigating innovative cultivation techniques aimed at making tomato production more sustainable. In this, the third of five articles in a new series for Practical Hydroponics & Greenhouses, GRODAN Crop Consultant ANDREW LEE and PIET HEIN van BAAR, Head Grower at the Improvement Centre, describe the way energy and root zone management strategies were aligned to realise maximum production and quality with a reduced environmental footprint. PART 3 describes important factors related to crop steering from first harvest to the longest day.



Article published in Practical Hydroponics and Greenhouses October 2013

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