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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.

Removing coatings: how to get your greenhouse spotlessly clean

Removing coatings: how to get your greenhouse spotlessly clean

This summer, some growers have started removing their greenhouse roof coatings earlier than usual because of the mediocre summer weather. ReduClean is the perfect product for the job. When it comes to removing ReduFuse (IR), there is a special version of ReduClean available: ReduClean for ReduFuse. Dennis van Veldhoven, co-owner of machinery contractors Van Veldhoven in De Lier in The Netherlands, explains how to get the best result.

Daily light integral should be guide for optimal production of ornamentals

Daily light integral should be guide for optimal production of ornamentals

An increasing number of ornamental crop growers regularly measure the amount of light in the greenhouse. But just as important as the light level at any given time is the total light sum or daily light integral (DLI) received by the crop.

Read more about daily light integral

Crop uses autumn light less efficiently

Crop uses autumn light less efficiently

Tomato plants utilise available light in the autumn less efficiently for production than in the spring. Why is this and can it be changed?

Read more about production differences in spring and autumn

Daily light integral should be guide for optimal vegetable production

Daily light integral should be guide for optimal vegetable production

Radiation is an important factor for good climate control. In addition, the daily light integral is important for the crop.


Read more about daily light integral

AntiCondens for glass allows significantly more light into the greenhouse

AntiCondens for glass allows significantly more light into the greenhouse

Tomato grower Paul van Paassen is the first in the Netherlands to use the coating AntiCondens for glass. “It clearly leads to more light inside,” he says.
Read more about improving light transmission

The colour of light is important

The colour of light is important

The colour of light affects the efficiency of photosynthesis but also growth and development. It is becoming more and more possible to work with these facts.

How does the colour of light influence growth?

Bumblebees benefit from coating on the roof

Bumblebees benefit from coating on the roof

Bumblebees don't like extreme temperatures. Therefore, if the roof is coated they often function better and that improves their effectiveness.


> Read more about bumblebees under coatings

Preventing light loss and disease in plastic greenhouses

Preventing light loss and disease in plastic greenhouses

Condensation on the greenhouse roof is the result of air dehumidification. In plastic greenhouses steps need to be taken to prevent the condensation from causing problems.
Do you want to limit light loss?

Better quality with ReduFuse-coatings

Better quality with ReduFuse-coatings

The ReduFuse and ReduFuse IR coatings not only ensure that vegetable crops yield more, they also lead to a considerable improvement in quality: Less blossom end rot in cherry tomatoes and sweet peppers, no anthocyanin formation in yellow peppers and more productive high wire cucumbers. Read more ->

Plants prefer uniform climate

Plants prefer uniform climate

Occasional light stress makes ornamental plants stronger. But generally speaking, plants prefer uniformity.

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