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Energy efficiency is not just low-hanging fruit; it is fruit on the ground. Stephen Chu, US Secretary of Energy

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  • Avoiding condensation on plants is a key part of any disease control strategy. Poinsettia growers have to pay particular attention to this problem as they use a technique to control plant height called ‘Drop’. ‘Drop’ involves reducing the greenhouse temperature to as low as 12 degrees C before sunrise and is followed by an increase in the greenhouse temperature to the daytime set point within one hour after sunrise. Read More...
  • This HDC training workshop brought together experts from the UK and abroad to: Update you on Botrytis pathology and results from recent work carried out in the UK and abroad Explore energy aspects; in particular preventing condensation with minimum energy inputs, focussing particularly on the results of HDC Project PC301 Grower experiences with low energy strategies – how, what, when and the end result The Dutch approach to Botrytis control with minimum energy inputs. Read More...