Research Innovations

Plants can tell themselves they are thirsty

When your plant is thirsty, it makes a sound. Professor Kathy Steppe investigated the phenomenon.

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Studente Roelke De Paepe wint Bayer prijs 2020

Roelke De Paepe belandde voor haar onderzoek naar vasculaire pathogenen op de tweede plaats voor de Bayer prijs 2020.

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Spectral light quality influences morphology, growth and nutritional value of Brassica leafy vegetables

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Exploring nitrogen and phosphate rich organic waste streams to replace chemical fertilization of hydroponically grown lettuce

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Leaf age and light quality influence the basal resistance against Botrytis cinerea in strawberry leaves

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Organic fertilizers influence the composition of micro-organisms in the hydroponic cultivation of lettuce

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Micro-organisms in vertical lettuce cultivation systems

In vertical lettuce cultivation, the presence of micro-organisms plays a role, in addition to the substrate.

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Influence of light quality on growth, morphology and pathogenity of botrytis isolates

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Growing lettuce in a virtual world

Cross-talk is an innovative research project that will focus on the cultivation of lettuce as a model plant for the design of future-oriented vertical production systems.

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