“In this trial, we made it possible to compare cucumber crops under LED lighting with a combination of LED and SON-T. This provided a lot of useful knowledge and greatly increased the value of the experiment,” explained Stappers in an earlier interview.
Erik Stappers, Plant Specialist Horticulture at Signify
Beerens added: “It gave us important insights on how to use energy in the greenhouse even more efficiently in the future. We also learned, through sensors from Grodan in the substrates, how we can save water even better and optimize the growth of the plants. This allows us to refute the image that lit cultivation in the greenhouse is not energy-efficient and sustainable. ”