Know-how

Mardenkro’s ReduSystems products are global leaders when it comes to regulating greenhouse climate. For many years ReduSystems has been at the forefront of innovation. In 2004 ReduHeat won the Horti Fair Innovation Award.

In 2011 an international expert jury judged ReduFuse to be the most innovative product at the exhibition, so once again we went home with the Innovation Award. We can’t innovate just by ourselves. Together with worldwide leading research centres, universities and growers, we continuously develop new products and test them in practice. Only products with proven added value are included in the ReduSystems family.

Van Paassen: "light gain in greenhouse after applying AntiCondens leads to more production”

Van Paassen:

For crops that are switched in the summer, this is the ideal time to apply AntiCondens to the inside of the greenhouse cover. It is a good preparation for the coming humid season, when condensation droplets block valuable light. Tomato grower Paul van Paassen has been using AntiCondens for three years, realising a light gain of 7 to 9 percent.

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Producing more with less water

Producing more with less water

Quality water for the agricultural and horticultural sectors is becoming a pressing problem throughout the world. At the same time, food production must go up. That calls on market gardeners to use the available water efficiently. Coatings can make a contribution here as well.

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Spray chalk provides extra protection during periods of heat

Spray chalk provides extra protection during periods of heat

The climate is changing, and the summers are becoming hotter. This may require extra protection for a month to a month and a half. The popularity of spray chalk and summer mix is clearly increasing.

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Hot summer of 2018 sparks more interest in diffuse coatings

Hot summer of 2018 sparks more interest in diffuse coatings

The hot summer of 2018 was a learning curve for many growers. In extreme conditions such as those, the crop needs much more protection. With this in mind, many growers are taking a closer look at ReduFuse and ReduFuse IR.

Read more about protecting your crop with diffuse light

Coating systematically optimizes production

Coating systematically optimizes production

Amaryllis is a crop that is grown to a precise schedule. And a systematic approach to coating – agreeing at an early stage when the contractor can start – fits in well with that and avoids unpleasant surprises.

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Green light deserves more attention

Green light deserves more attention

ll the sunlight's colours have an effect on a crop. The role of the light's green colour has long been underestimated; however, in recent years, the important effect of the colour green has become increasingly clear.

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How does the ReduWizard calculate?

How does the ReduWizard calculate?

The ReduWizard is an online tool that helps you choose the proper coating for your particular situation. Mardenkro is often asked how the ReduWizard comes up with its recommendations. The web app is simple in appearance, but behind the scenes a number of elaborate databases ensure the app makes the proper choices.

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The amount of light plants can cope with

The amount of light plants can cope with

Is it possible for a plant to be exposed to too much light? Caution is the operative word for potted plants. However, various cut flowers and vegetable crops are able to cope with much more light than currently thought. Provided that the light is properly distributed.

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How to coordinate screens and coatings in a greenhouse?

How to coordinate screens and coatings in a greenhouse?

When there is a coating, there is less of a need to close the moveable screen beneath it. The best results are achieved when the coating, screen, and shading strategy are properly aligned.

Read more about coatings and the use of shading

Perfect roses without blackening under ReduFlex Blue

Perfect roses without blackening under ReduFlex Blue

The Cananvalle rose farm in Ecuador uses ReduFlex Blue against blackening of the petals. This saves a lot of labour. Furthermore, they harvest longer stems and the greenhouse climate is more pleasant to work in.

Find out more about the UV resistance properties of ReduFlex Blue

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