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Thursday, April 25, 2024

Can you grow tomatoes with vertical farming? A crop scientist’s insight.

Read IGS’ Head of Science Tanveer Khan’s insight on growing tomato starter plants with vertical farming, covering everything from nutritional value to specific nuances between varieties.

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Growing strawberry runners with vertical farming – what the science tells us

Here's how we utilise the latest research to grow strawberry runners using vertical farming.

Thursday, April 11, 2024

Growing lettuce seedlings with vertical farming: a crop science insight

Here’s how we take cutting-edge crop science to grow lettuce seedlings with vertical farming.

Thursday, April 4, 2024

How to grow chillies with vertical farming: a crop science perspective

Interested in growing chillies vertically? Get a crop scientist’s perspective.

Monday, November 29, 2021

Recipes for success - propagating perfectly every time

Join us as we talk to Archie Gibson, Executive Director at Agrico UK, unpacking the process behind seed potato production and the ways in which technology such as vertical farming can help to streamline the development of new and more resilient varieties.

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Recipes for success – a precise approach to growing

Join us as we talk to IGS Plant Scientist Dr Csaba Hornyik about how the precision technology and high levels of control within an indoor vertical farming environment are impacting on plant science and the potential this brings for food production.‍

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

What makes a good light for growing vegetables and fruits?

Nearly all vegetables and fruits need light to grow. Whether the source is the sun or artificial lighting in an indoor horticultural environment, plant growth is affected by light intensity, spectrum, and duration. Explore how a precision-controlled environment can deliver optimal light for growing vegetables and fruits.

Thursday, October 8, 2020

How horticulture under glass can benefit from IoT technology

Horticulture can make a valuable contribution, particularly if it is implemented in controlled environments such as greenhouses or polytunnels. And this contribution can be significantly enhanced if internet of things (IoT) technology is used to improve the performance, efficiency, and crop yield of horticultural production.