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Sale on standard models of conservatories from Perspekta
15.01.2021

Hurry up to order a standard winter garden model before February 27 and get a 12% discount!

Don't miss the opportunity to purchase your dream greenhouse at a bargain price.

Aluminum greenhouses covered with tempered glass with automatic windows. Powder painting, black or green - at your choice.

The cost of the greenhouse includes installation, as well as delivery within a radius of 50 km from Kiev.

Grow in your own greenhouse and take care of your health!

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Will Musk's latest technology change US agriculture?
08.01.2021

 The Square Root company, which is owned by Kimbal Musk, brother of the famous Elon, promotes and develops new technologies for growing food in vertical farms placed in containers.

Kimbal plans to feed the whole world, but will do it in the style of Silicon Valley, writes ForumDaily with reference to the New York Times.

Kimbal believes in organic "real food" to literally and figuratively feed consumers, farmers, the US and the planet.

He intends not only to create innovative vertical farms throughout the country, but also to develop an entire infrastructure for creating "real food": training centers, promoting a new philosophy of nutrition, venture programs, special accelerators.

His non-profit organization has set up 425 educational gardens in kindergartens and schools to help children understand how "real food" comes from a young age. Musk says scalability is important to any business. All the previous companies that tried to promote the idea of ​​good food didn’t get enough results, because they couldn’t scale their model, and he is confident that he can.

10 businessmen have already received training on working with container farms and promoting grown products on the market (they were selected from more than 500 submitted applications). Square Root is now preparing to recruit new students.

Each accelerator participant received from the company a shipping container with vertical systems for growing plants, irrigation systems and a set of blue and red LEDs, and learned how to harvest from all this. According to Kimbal Musk, such containers will fill cities and be an important source of food.

The farms are arranged in steel shipping containers covering an area of ​​30 square meters. Inside there are four parallel walls with cells filled with fertilized water. Greens and herbs grow in these pockets, which are illuminated by blue and pink LEDs. In such a transport container, it is possible to grow up to 50 thousand heads of lettuce per year and get a harvest commensurate with a field of 0.4 hectares.

The container contains sensors that output readings to the control unit. This makes it possible not only to monitor all the parameters of the environment, but also to set the necessary ones. Here you can create both a tropical climate and conditions of the northeastern United States.

The Finnish company Exsilio Oy is developing container farms. The 13-meter containers she created contain several shelves with beds for growing vegetables, herbs and leafy greens. The farm only needs water and electricity to run, so it can be installed next to a restaurant, shop or close to residential buildings.

Upon release, Square Roots entrepreneurs have adopted different business models. Some sell vegetables to offices, while others grow produce for residents of poor areas. Some are working on engineering solutions for innovative farming, such as lighting and data analytics. Square Roots recently raised $ 5 million in seed rounds. With this money, the accelerator plans to build large campuses with container farms in several cities in America.

Square Roots hopes to reach 20 cities by 2020. The ideology of the program is based on the creation of a business that improves the living conditions on the planet.

Vertical farms are becoming an American trend. The largest vertical farm in the world, AeroFarms, was built in Newark, New Jersey. At the end of 2015, Gotham Greens opened the world's largest indoor farm in Chikago.

But these developments also receive their share of skepticism. The main point that lends itself to criticism is that vertical greenhouses consume a lot of electricity. Square Roots are trying to tackle this problem as well, exploring the possibility of switching to solar energy.

Vertical farms are environmentally friendly, use less space, are resource efficient and produce crops year round. At the same time, technologies have already been created that provide vegetables with a rich taste even in winter.

Interesting? Follow our news!

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Happy New 2021 year !
04.01.2021

Dear Friends!

Perspekta team wishes you a Happy New Year 2021 and Merry Christmas!

We wish you joy, bright hope in your soul and good luck on the way to the realization of your cherished desires!

2020 was a year of difficult and important decisions. However, it made everyone bolder and more determined. Despite all the difficulties, this year we have taken many steps to implement a large number of projects.

We can confidently say that Perspekta is growing every year: both in the team and with each new client who becomes an integral part of our Family.

Together with the new greenhouse, each of the Perspekta employee gives you a piece of his soul. Starting from a phone call to our manager and getting advice, project development and visualization of a design engineer who will help you see a "live picture" of the future greenhouse and planning of industrial projects together with a specialist with many years of experience.

Together we work for the result for the sake of a happy smile for our client:

“... My beautiful greenhouse, how long I have dreamed of it! I have never worked with such a great company as yours", one of our clients Natalia replied.

We, in turn, endlessly grateful for such excellent reviews, we are doing a great job together with you! We have a lot of ideas and a great desire to make your dreams come true in the coming New Year!

Your Perspekta team!

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Technology is ahead of humans when growing strawberries in greenhouses
18.12.2020

Technology has surpassed farmers in growing strawberries in the first Smart Farming competition hosted by Pinduoduo, China's largest technology agriculture platform.

Four groups participated, using the latest technology to automate greenhouses. As a result, an average of 6.86 kg of strawberries was produced, which is 196% more than the average of 2.32 kg for the three groups of traditional producers.

According to the organizers of the competition, technologists also surpassed farmers in return on investment by an average of 75.5%.

Great results, right?

The pursuit of smart agriculture is part of a broader goal of helping China realize the full economic potential of its vast agricultural resources. One of the first steps to improve productivity is to digitize the entire value chain, from manufacturing to transporting and selling food.

Precision farming technologies can help improve yield at the end of the production cycle and reduce food waste by reducing supply and demand imbalances. The organizers will consider the possibility of promoting technology developed by the teams in the competition.

The Smart Farming competition has inspired many farmers by showing the potential market demand for smart farming solutions.

Sourse of information  https://www.hortidaily.

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Interplanting system
14.12.2020

 Interplanting is the simultaneous cultivation of old and young plants. This is  almost constant cycle of harvesting throughout the year, meaning that new young plants are planted together with the old ones.

The inventors of this system were Finnish greenhouses.  Plants on trays are used to listen to the distance for future planting of young plants. During plant growth, the trays shift towards each other, creating 5 double trays. An inter-row interlayer lamp is lowered between the trays. The idea of ​​such a system is that when the plants have grown and the leaves are very large, the light of the additional top light cannot penetrate through the leaves sufficiently into the growth zone. It gets cooler there than on top, condensation appears, causing plant diseases. In addition, if you do not use interlight, the top light will not be enough for young plants that were planted later. This method of interplanting is considered a classic. Today, it is used in the Scandinavian countries. Government support programs and high prices for products in those countries allow you to build the best solutions without having to save.

Interlight is used in farms that are ready to invest. The interlight system increases the yield by 15-20% compared to using only the top additional lighting, depending on the culture of cultivation. In our countries, complexes are often reluctant to invest in additional lighting and they are forced to bend the old plants themselves so that the light reaches the young. To do this, all the plants on the trays are tied to one side. After work, one row is thicker, and the next is spacious and light. So they alternate: light, condensed, light, etc.

Young and old plants stay together until the old ones stop bearing fruit and the young ones start. For cucumbers it is on average 3-4 weeks, and for tomatoes about 10 weeks. After removing the old plants, the young ones are tied again on both sides of the tray.

If you plan to use Interplanting, it is very important that the system is designed by professionals who understand the principles of the system and what you need.

It is necessary to design the system in such a way that it functions properly and gives the expected result. Perspekta specialists will help you with this, please contact us!

+38 044 334 70 34

www.perspekta.ua

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World's largest indoor farm planned to be built in Abu Dhabi
04.12.2020

Abu Dhabi is slated to build the world's largest indoor farm as part of a major initiative to strengthen the UAE's food security.

This forward-looking project is being developed by RainMaker Capital Investment in Abu Dhabi in partnership with GrowGroup IFS from the Netherlands. The plan is to produce 10,000 tons of fresh produce annually on a 17.5 hectare site with a cultivation area of ​​160,000 square meters.

“The UAE is making a concerted effort to improve its domestic food production, with agricultural technology - AgTech - playing an extremely important role.

Officials from both companies said the huge plant will have the world's leading indoor growing system that combines vertical and flat farming and is capable of overcoming the challenges that typically arise from dry climates such as in the Emirates.

The joint statement said advanced farming practices will reduce water consumption by 95 percent and reduce the carbon footprint by 40 percent.

As part of the ambitious plans, closed farms will be built in other parts of the world exposed to extreme climates.

The innovative indoor farm will be on display at the world famous Expo2020 Dubai.

We are looking forward to the outcome of such an ambitious project. And once again we are convinced that Dutch greenhouse technologies are conquering the whole world!

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We are building a greenhouse!
30.11.2020

The Perspekta team begins construction of another farm greenhouse.

The farmer's greenhouse is made in Ukraine on the European technologies with use of qualitative materials which allow to spend the winter without heating and need to roll up a film.

Greenhouse frame material - galvanized steel. The roof is covered with a double film with an air injection system. This solution creates an air space between the layers of the film and has thermal insulation properties

The dimensions of the greenhouse are -9.6 m - width, length - * 50 m. The greenhouse has high racks - this is the most optimal type of farm greenhouses, as you can use every meter and greenhouses and plots as efficiently as possible. Height at the ridge 6.20. The higher the greenhouse, the more comfortable it is for people and plants, which, in turn, allows you to harvest more.

PERSPEKTA farm greenhouses will surely delight you with their unsurpassed appearance! Trust the professionals. Grow flowers and vegetables for sale all year round in professional greenhouses.

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Interesting fact
20.11.2020

Farm greenhouses "Gothic" are famous for their functionality and practicality. Do you know when a greenhouse of this shape was first built?

In 1973, Rolland Harnoy designed the first greenhouse complex in the Gothic arched style, connected by gutters in Canada.

It was the “World Premiere” of this shape of the greenhouse, and it was created to combat the snowy Canadian winters. Namely, thanks to the "Gothic" shape, the snow rolls down by itself, not allowing additional load on the greenhouse.

The first winter proved to be an ordeal, but the team proudly accepted this challenge 100% from Quebec! The success was quickly confirmed by the sale of greenhouse tomatoes ripened in these greenhouses under the Gusta brand.

 Are you still looking for a farm greenhouse?

   We have the perfect solution for you to grow in professional, high quality, efficient and easy to use greenhouses.

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The use of high pressure sodium lamps in greenhouses
13.11.2020

The lighting system is used to extend daylight. Simply put, this system gives the effect of additional sun light for plants. High pressure sodium lamps (HPSL) are usually used in professional greenhouses. Despite the growing interest in LEDs and their popularity in other fields, high-pressure sodium lamps are still leaders in applications in industrial production.

 ADVANTAGES OF HIGH PRESSURE SODIUM LAMPS First of all, the price. Today, the cost of HPSL is a major factor in choosing between them and LED lamps. Secondly, a wide range of radiation. These lamps are universal in their spectral composition and are suitable for any plants. For example, the same lamps are used for roses, tomatoes, cucumbers or greens. Third, HPSL have a high energy efficiency. Fourth, the advantage for us is the heat that is released. Depending on the intensity of lighting, the lamps when turned on produce from 3C to 15C heat. This is an advantage that significantly reduces heating costs. This is an advantage for all countries where the winter is dark and cold.

There are only a few manufacturers of greenhouse light bulbs in the world that are installed in a luminaire with a reflector that reflects light. Two leaders in the production of greenhouse light bulbs: Philips and Osram. Lamp power options are as follows: 250W, 400W, 600W, 750W and 1000W.

250W and 400W are used mainly for growing by the Interlight method, and 400W, 600W, 750W and 1000W - for top lighting.

DISADVANTAGES OF HIGH PRESSURE SODIUM LAMPS Few mention that the service life of an HPS lamp is 10,000 hours. After 3 years, the bulb loses its effectiveness and needs to be replaced. The cost of light bulbs and their delivery significantly increases the current cost of the enterprise.

Spotlights are worth mentioning. Luminaire manufacturers use different quality aluminum, from which the reflector is made.

For example, the Netherlands has a reflector cleaning service provided by its companies that have special washing machines. During the day of operation of such a machine, you can carefully, without damaging the surface of the reflectors, clean about 5 thousand pieces. If the company does not use such a service, they replace the reflectors every 5-7 years, because the reflection of light from the reflector affects the efficiency of lighting in general. Unfortunately, we do not have such a service yet.

Have questions about lighting? We will be happy to tell you more!

+38 044 334 70 34

www.perspekta.ua

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New greenhouse technology will increase vegetable yields 22 times
06.11.2020

In the Spanish province of Almeria, people plan to create the largest greenhouse complex in the region, Greendomo, with minimal resource consumption. Greendomo technology is an intensive production system that would be used for urban vegetable growing.

The new project was created for minimization water and carbon footprint, while reducing the use of phytosanitary products for pest control.

Another goal is to increase yields by 22 times compared to traditional greenhouse crops without the need for artificial lighting. In addition, Greendomo will reduce the cost and time of transporting food from producer to consumer and their storage.

Greenhouses look like a sphere of many triangles. This form of the complex will reduce the consumption of energy and materials and facilitate the absorption of sunlight by plants. In the spherical dome there are no shadows harmful to crops, and energy will be distributed evenly. Cucumbers, tomatoes and other crops will be grown here.

Greendomo will also be equipped with several rotating columns. This will allow you to grow products all year round, while reducing water demand by 70%. In addition, such complexes can be installed not only in parks and yards, but also in squares and even roofs of buildings.

The area of ​​the pilot project has not been announced yet, but it is estimated that at least 20 hectares will be required for it. The construction of the complex will be the second stage of an ambitious idea to create city farms in the region.

Follow with us the most interesting news in the world in greenhouse production!

Source of information: https://landlord.ua/news/nova-tekhnolohiia-teplyts-pidvyshchyt-vrozhainist-ovochiv-u-22-razy/

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«Greenhouse Business 2020»
30.10.2020

Have you visited the exhibition "Greenhouse Business 2020"?

We have! This is the second international exhibition of efficient technologies and equipment for the greenhouse, which took place at the International Exhibition Center on October 28-30, 2020 with the support of the Greenhouses of Ukraine Association.

This is an important business event, which discussed key issues of development of the greenhouse innovation market in Ukraine.

We are sure that the exhibition was useful  for everyone who is interested in greenhouse  technologies and innovative solutions in this field.

We, as always, do not miss such events, we gladly attend and take part in such events.

And if you are looking for perspective  ideas and interesting solutions - contact us, managers of Perspekta , we will help you with pleasure!

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Is your greenhouse ready for winter?
23.10.2020

With the arrival of autumn, do not forget to prepare your greenhouse for a significant cold snap.

We will give you some tips on how to take care of the future harvest and protect the structure under additional loads in cold weather.

So, autumn is a great time of year to clean up a greenhouse that may have been neglected during the high season. For starters, remove any seasonal plants that are unlikely to grow in fall and winter to make room for new crops.

Disinfect floors to prevent insects or diseases from spreading to new crops. The same should be done with the frame, benches and other indoor greenhouse equipment.

Clean the glass of the greenhouse to provide as much sunlight as possible in the greenhouse in winter when light level is low.

And most importantly - carefully examine your structure. Make sure all your structural elements, both inside and out, are in perfect condition to keep your greenhouse performing at its best in cold weather.

Check your glazing to make sure there are no cracks or gaps in it. Cracks in the structure allow cold air to pass through in winter, which requires high energy costs. The longer it stays, the more expensive it is to repair it.

Regular maintenance of your heating system should be done throughout the year, but it is especially important to ensure that maintenance is done before the cold weather conditions kick in so that everything works as efficiently as possible when you need it most.

Well, if you don't have a greenhouse yet, then call us! We will help you make the right choice and tell you about the proper care for it!

 

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What does a greenhouse look like after 40 years?
16.10.2020

When you buy a greenhouse, most likely you wondered how long it will serve you. You don't need to worry about that, because this is an investment for many years. Proof of this is one amazing story that happened in the United States.

A man addressed to one of the greenhouse companies to replace glass for an old greenhouse, which he had recently bought.

As it turned out, it was bought by the previous owner in the 1970s and served the owner for a long time until, unfortunately, he passed away. The family members decided to put it up for sale to see if there would be interest to the greenhouse. The cost of the greenhouse was very close to the original price paid for it in the 70s.

So, the new owner, in order to replace the old glass, sent photos of the greenhouse to the company's employees ... what delight they experienced when they recognized their greenhouse in the early 1970s in the photo!

 After cleaning and reinstalling in a new place, the greenhouse looks great and will delight the new owner for many years. Proof that stainless steel structures and fasteners last 40 years! The person buying it will probably invest more money in glass, gaskets, sealants and return the greenhouse to almost the same condition as new! Buy high-quality greenhouses - they will serve you for a long time and delight you with their unsurpassed appearance!

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Humidity is the basis of the microclimate in the greenhouse
12.10.2020

Humidity is one of the components of the microclimate in the greenhouse, it plays an important role in the development of plants and the preservation of conditions favorable for fruit ripening, and also maintains a balance in which pathogenic organisms do not develop and crop immunity remains at a high level.

Too many factors affect the humidity level - temperature, transpiration of plants, ventilation schedule, light intensity and much more. If left unattended, the loss of moisture control will lead to plant diseases, lower yields and increased energy costs. It is important to consider that plants are much more sensitive to air humidity. For example, at the same level of relative humidity but different temperatures, they may have different water requirements.

The consequences of too high humidity: disease outbreaks, the appearance of mold and fungi, edema, guttation, mineral deficiency, softening.

The consequences of too low humidity: wilting of plants, too small size of leaves and fruits, curling of leaves and stunted bushes, dry tips of branches and leaves, diseases, the appearance of spider mites, complete dehydration.

It is important to note that different crops require different ideal humidity levels, so there are no universal recommendations, you need to select the microclimate individually, taking into account the characteristics of the plants, the location of the greenhouse and the capabilities of the equipment.

The only universal rule for all greenhouses is to avoid the "dew point", as the appearance of condensation on plants, greenhouse structures and other surfaces colder than steam, leads to the growth of pathogenic microorganisms. Therefore, at a relative humidity level of 90% and higher in the greenhouse, the temperature cannot be lowered - even a slight decrease will lead to dew loss.

In order to avoid dew fall, you should: use energy-saving screens at night, avoid temperature changes, especially at dawn (as well as in the spring and autumn periods). At this time, it is worth programming the climate control system to gradually warm up the air and simultaneously dry it until the sun appears over the horizon.

Use vertical fans that make the temperature more uniform throughout the greenhouse, regularly inspect the equipment for accuracy, compare results and take into account errors. You should not work with climate control on the "set it up and forget about it" principle.

Reducing the humidity level is much easier than increasing it. At the same time, humidification should occur regularly, especially in greenhouses with seedlings, as well as in greenhouses in which the air quickly becomes too dry and warm. It is necessary to humidify the air correctly so that puddles do not form on the floor, and condensation on the surfaces. For this, you can use foggers, as well as fine sprinklers. In addition to saturating the air with moisture, this equipment also helps to lower the temperature in the greenhouse and reduce the airflow.

It is not easy to manage the microclimate in the greenhouse, for this you need to constantly keep under control the indicators of the thermometer, the indicators of the "wet thermometer", the pressure of saturated vapor, psychrometer, etc. modern equipment. After all, the microclimate and humidity are the basis for the health of the root system, proper growth and high productivity of any plant.

 

 

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Types of curtains in the greenhouse
02.10.2020

The curtain system is one of the important equipment systems of a modern greenhouse. This system is also called shielding, as it is like a screen that protect you and your greenhouse from all sizes.

There are two types of curtain systems: horizontal and vertical. Their tandem in your greenhouse will give the desired result.

A horizontal system is a "leading" system through which you regulate the microclimate. It is installed under the roof and attached to the greenhouse trusses. This curtain provides a complete overlap of the top of the greenhouse. You can provide a double or even triple curtain system, combining the functions of different fabrics. In this case, one screen is on the top belt of the trusses and the other is on the bottom.

Vertical system - helps the horizontal fabric to show its functions and achieve the desired results. This system is installed on the side and end walls in the girders. Installation of systems is specially provided so that at the folded look of these systems it is absolutely not visible.

The screens open and close as needed manually or automatically from the greenhouse microclimate control system.

When you use both systems, you are in complete control of the process, because all four walls of the greenhouse and the roof are under your control!

Today, manufacturers offer a huge selection of greenhouse screens that can create and maintain an optimal indoor climate at any time. And also help your greenhouse look quite attractive and atmospheric.

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Preparatory work for the installation of a farm greenhouse
25.09.2020

Autumn is on the calendar, and the weather continues to spoil us with sunny days. Taking advantage of the ideal weather to fill the foundation, we are actively carrying out preparatory work before the installation of a farm greenhouse on the territory of the Eva Garden Center. This is the third Perspekta greenhouse in this garden center, which will serve for the conservation of specialized ornamental plants.

 The project of a Gothic type farm greenhouse is suitable for any region of Ukraine. Structural loads allow the greenhouse to be used at any time of the year. The roof and walls are covered with a double layer of greenhouse film with an air injection system. Air is fed automatically between the films, creating an air layer between them. This system is the most energy efficient.

A ridge height of 6.2 m guarantees optimal placement of trees inside the greenhouse and an even climate. And for ventilation in hot weather, an upper window is provided along the entire greenhouse.

If necessary, the greenhouse does not need to be heated or folded if one block is provided (without modular continuation). There is also the possibility of a modular set, which allows you to cover a greenhouse of more than 2.000 m2 and 10.000 m2 under one roof.

We are preparing for the installation of the greenhouse in a great mood. We are sure that the result will delight our regular customers with the high quality of Perspekta!

 

 

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The process of growing in salad lines
18.09.2020

We have repeatedly said that the lettuce line is one of the most effective systems for growing in a greenhouse. To date, this technology offers the highest results without the use of any chemical treatment.

The production of salads and herbs begins from sowing. To do this, use automated seeding lines. Pots in which lettuce and greens will grow are filled with substrate and seeds. They are then watered and treated with biological pest control. As a rule, peat or mineral wool is used in the system. Then the pots on special cassettes are moved to the germination chamber.

Cassettes with grown plants are placed on seedling tables, which are irrigated with adjustable mobile watering rods. When the plants have a well-developed root system, they are ready for transplantation into a hydroponic NFT system.

Next - automated tables. In this system, the trays with the plants move automatically. The distance between the trays automatically increases according to the need of plants in space as they grow. This means that the same number of plants can be grown in small greenhouses, thereby reducing energy consumption and investment costs; or increasing productivity and efficiency in all respects compared to a similar area of ​​the greenhouse with standard systems.

Plants are watered and fertilized automatically thanks to the control system. Water is dosed in trays from droppers of the compensated pressure. Flowing through the trays, the water goes into the circulation tank, located under the salad lines. The system is built in such a way that the plants receive the required amount of water and nutrients. All remaining water is purified, returned to irrigation tanks and reused.

At the end of the growing process, the plants automatically move to the edge of the line and are ready for harvest. Harvesting takes place at the end of each table-line. Collected salads can be packed in boxes or plastic packaging directly from the table. If desired, you can use the conveyor to transport the collected salads to the centralized packaging area. Finally, the empty trays are washed with a sink under the packing table. Then on a special conveyor trays are moved to the beginning of the line. The cycle begins again.

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Modernization of the greenhouse complex "Dnipro"
14.09.2020

We are glad to announce that the other day we have completed a number of works related to the modernization of one of the largest and most successful greenhouse complexes in Ukraine - TC “Dnipro”.

For this, special equipment was supplied by Dutch specialists from Perspekta, namely, an extension of a greenhouse for hydroponic growing of green mass with an area of ​​1280 m2.

In addition, a hydroponic interplanting system was installed for a block of 5 hectares.

We are glad to cooperate with TC “Dnipro” and wish you further prosperity and good harvest!

We remind you that Perspekta is the most reliable supplier of European greenhouses for any purpose: industrial production, professional farming and greenhouses for your garden!

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World's largest rooftop greenhouse opened
07.09.2020

Rooftop greenhouses are becoming more popular every day. This is an excellent solution for which both small glass greenhouses and large industrial ones are used.

The world's largest rooftop greenhouse recently opened in Montreal to meet the growing demand for locally sourced produce.

This is a rather original choice of place for growing organic vegetables. The greenhouse is located in the heart of Canada's second largest city with an area of ​​15,000 square meters, or about the size of three football fields.

They grow food in an environmentally friendly way where people live, which is very convenient. And this is already the fourth greenhouse on the roof, which was built in the city.

At the same time, a local supermarket in Montreal offers an assortment of vegetables grown on its roof, which has been "greened" to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from climate change.

Want a rooftop greenhouse? - Perspekta greenhouses are perfect for this!

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How to empower plants in a greenhouse
28.08.2020

All scientists around the world have been talking about the huge problem of the growing population of the planet, while every year food resources are decreasing.

It is amazing, that solution to this problem can be provided by nature itself.

This unique growing method is called "Growing by Plant Empowerment". This concept is fully discribed in book with the same name, written by Peter Geelen, Jan Voogt, and Peter van Weel., which is advised to read by everyone who is engaged in crop production.

  It describes the cultivation of a new generation, the principle of which is to create all conditions in the greenhouse, excluding stress for the plants. For this one, it is important to constantly monitor and control the balance of plants, effectively manage light, water, nutrients and CO2.

The main thing is to realize that plant at the same time is a living physiological being and an object that obeys physical laws. Plant growth and health is influenced by the balance of water, energy and assimilants, as well as within the greenhouse by the balance of moisture, solar energy and CO2.

Greenhouse curtains play a special role in it. If earlier greenhouse screens were  devices to reduce costs of energy, then now they are increasingly being used as a tool to help plants grow better. With their help, you can control the balance of all components of plant growth. Efficient screens also provide more uniform greenhouse climate. Practice also confirms this.

An interesting fact, ten years ago, when growing pepper in the Netherlands, the decision was made to close one of the screens for 1800 hours a year, now it is from 3000 to 3500 hours. In this case, several climatic screens are used, for saving energy and for shading.

High quality of a scattered light, which allows your plant to process more light and increase photosynthetic efficiency, is essential for high yields and quality of your produce.

We hope that the article was useful for you, we are collecting the most interesting news in the world regarding greenhouse production!