fotografías españoles - First Groasis vegetable application planted May 1 without irrigation, rain and condensation, on June 1 Netherlands

This is Ton van Hulten consultant from GroeiBalans Zundert Holland
 
This is Ton van Hulten consultant from GroeiBalans Zundert Holland
AquaPro hired GroeiBalans to do experiments with vegetables in a Dutch greenhouse under controlled circumstances
 
AquaPro hired GroeiBalans to do experiments with vegetables in a Dutch greenhouse under controlled circumstances
The trials do not get irrigation or fertilizers and the greenhouse is not protected against sun so it gets above +35 C
 
The trials do not get irrigation or fertilizers and the greenhouse is not protected against sun so it gets above +35 C
The trial exist of Sweet Pepper
 
The trial exist of Sweet Pepper
Melon
 
Melon
Pumpkin
 
Pumpkin
Cucumber
 
Cucumber
Tomato
 
Tomato
Green beans
 
Green beans
Different sizes of plantmaterial were used this is older plant material of Sweet Pepper
 
Different sizes of plantmaterial were used this is older plant material of Sweet Pepper
The first Sweet Pepper is being produced
 
The first Sweet Pepper is being produced
Cucumber
 
Cucumber
Green Bean
 
Green Bean
There is also a trial with Sweet Corn
 
There is also a trial with Sweet Corn
The plants are pre-germinated
 
The plants are pre-germinated
We have waited too long so the radicle roots are already longer than we prefer
 
We have waited too long so the radicle roots are already longer than we prefer
We put 4 plants and for the occasion we cut a carton in a correct model
 
We put 4 plants and for the occasion we cut a carton in a correct model
With the vegetable trials the boxes have THREE wicks instead of ONE
 
With the vegetable trials the boxes have THREE wicks instead of ONE
Within 4 weeks we know if the Groasis waterboxx works also well with Sweet Corn
 
Within 4 weeks we know if the Groasis waterboxx works also well with Sweet Corn
Every hour a photo is being made and sent online to the office
 
Every hour a photo is being made and sent online to the office
A roller scraper was used by my grandfather as a weed controller and as a way to keep the capillary water in the soil I re-introduce it
 
A roller scraper was used by my grandfather as a weed controller and as a way to keep the capillary water in the soil I re-introduce it
Under the roller that is made of vertical cutting blades that cut into the soil there is a horizontal cutting blade to cut the weeds
 
Under the roller that is made of vertical cutting blades that cut into the soil there is a horizontal cutting blade to cut the weeds
One walks with the roller scraper and easily you destroy all the weeds and create a loose layer of soil on top
 
One walks with the roller scraper and easily you destroy all the weeds and create a loose layer of soil on top
As this layer is dry weed seeds cannot germinate in it so the soil keeps clean without any weeds
 
As this layer is dry weed seeds cannot germinate in it so the soil keeps clean without any weeds
Under the loose soil the capillary water is locked up and cannot evaporate this gives a high efficiency of the available water
 
Under the loose soil the capillary water is locked up and cannot evaporate this gives a high efficiency of the available water
Detail of the humid protected soil in cooperation with the box vegetables can be grown with over 90% less water
 
Detail of the humid protected soil in cooperation with the box vegetables can be grown with over 90% less water
Although the plants had no irrigation the water situation is perfect
 
Although the plants had no irrigation the water situation is perfect
In the morning all leaves show water pearls on the sides
 
In the morning all leaves show water pearls on the sides
We are going to plant 20 big tomatoe plants
 
We are going to plant 20 big tomatoe plants
The plants are grown up outside in pots to get hard plants
 
The plants are grown up outside in pots to get hard plants
They are around 30 cm high
 
They are around 30 cm high
The radicle root is visble and horizontal growing this is not perfect
 
The radicle root is visble and horizontal growing this is not perfect
The plants already have \'false shoots\' in Dutch we call them thieves these are extra sprouts that weaken the plant
 
The plants already have 'false shoots' in Dutch we call them thieves these are extra sprouts that weaken the plant
We prune the false shoots out
 
We prune the false shoots out
Pruning the \'false shoots\'
 
Pruning the 'false shoots'
We roll the plant in a newspaper so that we can bring it through the center opening
 
We roll the plant in a newspaper so that we can bring it through the center opening
We plant it and add the carton cardboard cover
 
We plant it and add the carton cardboard cover
Then we put the box over the plant
 
Then we put the box over the plant
Without any damage we bring the plant above the box cover
 
Without any damage we bring the plant above the box cover
Detail of lifting the plant
 
Detail of lifting the plant
Then we take off the newspaper
 
Then we take off the newspaper
We adjust the tomatoe plant to prepare it to add the climbing rope
 
We adjust the tomatoe plant to prepare it to add the climbing rope
Adding the rope
 
Adding the rope
The rope must have a gliding knob in order to not damge the stem while growing
 
The rope must have a gliding knob in order to not damge the stem while growing
How to make a gliding knob 1
 
How to make a gliding knob 1
How to make a gliding knob 2
 
How to make a gliding knob 2
How to make a gliding knob 3
 
How to make a gliding knob 3
How to make a gliding knob 4
 
How to make a gliding knob 4
How to make a gliding knob 5
 
How to make a gliding knob 5
How to make a gliding knob 6
 
How to make a gliding knob 6
The plant is now ready to grow along the rope
 
The plant is now ready to grow along the rope
The vegetables are growing hopefully the trial is a success and we have a tool to feed people with little access to water
 
The vegetables are growing hopefully the trial is a success and we have a tool to feed people with little access to water
 
 
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