Emission-free greenhouse

Emission-Free Greenhouse KAS2030
24 January 2020

The Dutch horticultural sector aims to be climate-neutral in 2040. Thus, Wageningen researchers have built an emission arm demo-greenhouse for the cultivation of vegetables, fruit and flowers in an effort to find ways to reduce CO2 emissions as well as the use of crop protection agents and artificial fertilisers to…

A tomato flat: growing vegetables in the city

Vertical farming: growing vegetables in the city
10 January 2020

Urbanization is increasing worldwide. To supply the growing populations in cities with fresh vegetables, Wageningen horticultural specialists are conducting research into vertical farming. With this technique, crops are grown indoors year-round with the help of LED light and in layers on top of each other. Land and water use decline…