Research into semi-closed greenhouses have shown that during the night the local differences in temperature and humidity can increase by 8 degrees and 30%. With one climate box per department, possible condensation in all spots of the greenhouse cannot be discerned.
Hermadix shading agents is partnering with AgriSensys in a large scale practical test with the diffused coating D-GREE. The coating is applied to 19 hectares of bell peppers.
On Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 April 2014 over 200,000 visitors visited Kom in de Kas (Come in the Greenhouse), the national open day for Dutch greenhouse horticulture.
Wireless Value was present at the Horticulture Tuinbouwrelatiedagen Gorinchem (Horticulture Client Contact Days Gorinchem) 2014.
With the new AgriSensys sensor system cold spots in the greenhouse are easier to detect. Specific measures can be taken to eliminate climate differences. This leads to energy savings and healthier crops.
Between Eric Vereijken’s, of Vereijken Kwekerijen (Vereijken Nurseries), tomato plants there is a small, blue box: a sensor that forms part of the AgriSensys-system from Wireless Value. Every five minutes the humidity and temperature in the greenhouse is monitored.
In September 2012, Gerbera grower Kees Mans in Brakel commissioned his new greenhouse. The greenhouse is 3.1 hectares and equipped with an installation for the New Cultivation (TNC).