PT Sensors

PT Sensors

'Plant temperature-based climate control easier than first thought'

Cucumber grower Pleun Struijk had plant temperature sensors installed in all of his glasshouse compartments. His aim was to prevent the ambient temperature rising too high in summer and to save energy in spring and winter. The plant temperature now determines 50% of his climate control strategy.

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94 kg/m2 of tomatoes at Village Farms Texas USA

Village Farms in Marfa, Texas, has reported a record-high tomato yield of 94 kg/m2 in their first year of production. This world record for a semi-closed greenhouse without supplementary lighting was made possible partly thanks to HortiMaX technology.

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