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    Discover how Philips LED solutions are transforming rose cultivation at IFTF 2016

    Leon Dukker from Porta Nova shares results from large-scale cut rose trial


    Philips, a leading LED innovator for floriculture, puts rose cultivation in the spotlight at this year’s International Floriculture & Horticulture Trade Fair (IFTF) from 2-4 November 2016. 

    Come and see Leon Dukker’s presentation  Thursday November 3rd, 14.00-14.30 hrs. @IFTF Auditorium


    Leon Dukker, general manager of Porta Nova, one of the world’s largest producer of Red Naomi roses, shares current results from its large-scale cut rose trial with a hybrid LED/HPS lighting system. Porta Nova’s challenge was to increase light levels without increasing the heat, because high light levels make the greenhouse too warm in the spring, summer and autumn. Leon explains how LEDs have helped them increase light levels in these seasons, without increasing heat. With LEDs, Porta Nova is expecting to grow better, more consistent quality roses, higher yields and precise climate control. 

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    Request your free IFTF entry pass and join Leon’s presentation

    Learn more about LED in Masterclass of Light  Wednesday November 2nd, 16.30-17.30 hrs. @Dümmen Orange Roses, Kudelstaart


    As leading LED innovators for floriculture, Philips and Dümmen Orange are hosting a Masterclass of Light for rose cultivation at the Rose Factory of Dümmen Orange in Kudelstaart. Philips experts in rose cultivation and LED technologies will present the latest results based on previous and current Philips LED projects and rose trials across Europe. Interested in participating? Seats are limited so please contact Philips Floriculture Manager Marielle de Jong:

    Philips presence during the show

    There’s a lot more to see at the IFTF. Stop by the Philips Booth A11.08 to see how GreenPower LED toplighting is helping growers beat the heat to enhance quality and yields and shrink operational expenses. Get the latest insights from rose growers who are trialing various LED systems in their greenhouses. Learn more about the new GreenPower flowering lamp that builds on technology proven to increase the quality and consistency of crops and accelerate blooming.  

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