Published 03/02/2014

Mobile Screen System achieves stunning results

Major study from climate screen specialist and Spain’s IFAPA Institute finds that tested greenhouse tomato facility achieves 25% increase in volume using Harmony shade screen.

The question of how to take advantage of the increased amount of light in southern climates without risking heat damage to crop is one that has occupied greenhouse growers for years. In other words, is it possible to let more light into greenhouses and grow more crops such as tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers, but not expose delicate plants to dangerously high temperatures? This is a particularly relevant question in hot, dry regions such as the southeastern Spanish province of Almería, which despite the extremities of the climate and a shortage of water, has become the undisputed centre for greenhouse production in Spain...

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