Horticulture Upside Down

BiomicAgritech, an Israeli startup, has developed a revolutionary cultivation method for growing trellised vegetables such as tomatoes and cucumbers top down. These crops are normally grown around trellising wires. Trellising and leaning and lowering require a lot of labour. 

By the BiomicAgritech method, growing crops downward from rotatable tubes, trellising is done by gravity (eliminating human labour of …

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NWO awards €2.8 million grant to SoilProS consortium

Soils are involved in many processes: the production of food, the provision of clean drinking and surface water, water retention capacity, and regulation of carbon and nutrients – to name but a few. Soil life is involved in many of these functions or ecosystem services. In order to gain a better understanding of the relationship …

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