Are plant densities and canopy compositions used in greenhouse production optimal for the growth of plants?
The aim of horticultural production is to control growth and development of the crop to guarantee that the produce is ready to be sold in the right time, the right amount and the desired quality.
Centre of this topic are effects of e.g. soil tillage, fertilization, irrigation and weed control measures on plant growth and development.
Durch DNA-Sequenzierung ist für viele Kulturpflanzen das Genom analysiert. Aber was können wir für die pflanzenbauliche Produktion aus diesem Wissen ableiten?
Every day farm manager have to come to decisions which partly have far-reaching consequences on the financial success of the business. Decision support systems are useful tools in this process.
The demand for high outer and inner quality of vegetables is very intense. To fulfill these standards measures have to be applied starting during production, continued after harvest up to the consumer.
Teaching in the Vegetable Systems Modelling Section [In German only]