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.

How to best convert light into production

How to best convert light into production

Systematic cultivation produces the best possible fruiting vegetable production and quality. Crop consultant Wim van Wingerden highlights how the use of a light plan can increase production. 

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‘The coating provides the foundation; screens are the emergency brake’

‘The coating provides the foundation; screens are the emergency brake’

The answer to hot summers: a coating as the foundation, if necessary an extra layer in mid-summer and eliminate light peaks with moveable screens.

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ReduFuse and AntiReflect improve control over the cultivation of cucumbers

ReduFuse and AntiReflect improve control over the cultivation of cucumbers

Cucumber farm Van Lipzig Tuinderijen is constantly working on improving its crop. The ReduFuse and AntiReflect coatings are perfectly suited to meet the desire for better use of the available light.

Read more about their experience with ReduFuse and AntiReflect

Controlling growth with light: more in winter, diffuse in summer

Controlling growth with light: more in winter, diffuse in summer

For a grower, every ray of sunlight entering the greenhouse in winter is a bonus. Light is also welcome in summer, provided it is properly distributed throughout the crop. This can be achieved by combining coatings. Two vegetable growers are leaders in this field in the Netherlands.

Watch the video about the benefits of combining coatings here

Use the right cleaning agent to remove a coating

Use the right cleaning agent to remove a coating

Our coatings are developed to prevent them from quickly wearing off. When they are no longer useful at the end of the season, ReduClean is the only way to remove them effectively. Because we have coatings with different properties, we have also developed different types of ReduClean.

Read more about effectively removing a coating.

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

Grower 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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