Biochar should eventually replace conventional potting soil in an ecologically responsible way.
Carrying out an objective hyperspectral measurement of the quality of leeks during cultivation, transport and storage, and linking this back to field data and storage parameters: that is the aim of th...
Two problematic viroids in the Thai tomato, eggplant, bell pepper, chili pepper and bolo maka crops are now easier and more effectively detected..
The Bokrijk Arboretum houses an exceptional collection of varieties of Japanese holly, a species often used as a substitute for boxwood. IILVO, KU Leuven and Plant Select intend to use this collection...
What does ILVO do for plant health?
On May 7, 2020, we started setting up two composting lines at the Agroecology Hansbeke Trial Platform. Both composition and machine selection proved to be important.
From ground cover to mulch layer for resilient soil.
On November 6, 2020, organic baking wheat was sown on plots number 1 and 24 (3.6 hectares). After the October rain, seeding was waited until the condition of the field was dry.
The Interreg 2 Seas project Horti-BlueC puts the puzzle of different usable organic waste streams into the puzzle of creating better and more sustainable growing substrates in greenhouses.