Experiences of 100 µmol at Gernert - by Achim Gernert

Gernert Jungpflanzen, a nursery in Germany, works with 100 umol LED for cultivation. Owner Achim Gernert gives a hands-on presentation sharing his own experiences.

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GO’s & NO GO’s of biological control - by Arjo van Lenteren & Marvin Koot

As rules and regulations for the use of pesticides increase, specialists in plant protection at Biobest Marvin Koot & Arjo van Lenteren share the Go's & No Go's for biological control in propagation.

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Plant resilience – moving forward - by Erik Jaspers

Plantosys advisor Erik Jaspers gives his view on how to create resilient plants by protecting them against insects with beneficials, using the right plant growth enhancers / biological enhancers.

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ToBRFV GCMMV and Cmm in vegetable young plants - by Ines van Marrewijk

Ines van Marrewijk, Product manager agribusiness at Groen Agro Control, explains the importance of hygiene in relation to viruses and bacteria.

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Hybrid light experiences at Gipmans Planten - by Marcel Janssen

Marcel Janssen, Manager Sales at Gipmans Planten, shares his experiences LED in plant propagation, as daily radiation is an important aspect in propagating young plants.

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