Green = not just beautiful

Green = not just beautiful

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Lecture by Bert van Duijn from Fytagoras at the trade fair Aalsmeer:

The indoor air quality highly affects the wellbeing of human beings. In the living, working and teaching environment the indoor air quality in general is poor. Plants could offer relatively cheap and easy applicable solutions for these problems. In the lecture, remarkable results from different research projects of Fytagoras on the effects of plants in the indoor environment and on human beings are summarized.

Fytagoras on Seed Meets Technology

Fytagoras on Seed Meets Technology

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Fytagoras attended the Seeds meets Technology trade fair in Zwaagdijk from 25-27 September. A prototype of the Seed Respiration Analyzer (SRA) was presented.

The SRA is a measuring instrument with which respiration of seeds can be measured in order to subsequently relate these data to seed quality. A prototype of the SRA is at Fytagoras in its laboratories in Leiden. It is now available for testing and evaluation for interested parties. The SRA has now been taken into production, and feedback from users will be used for further development of the SRA.

Trade Mission from China visits Fytagoras

Trade Mission from China visits Fytagoras

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Under the guidance of the local Chinese government of the province of Jilin, a trade mission visited Fytagoras.
The delegation visited Fytagoras on Sunday 2 September with the aim to gain more insight into the level of the
Dutch Horticulture and the possibilities to collaborate more with the Netherlands.

Participants of the trade mission led by the Vice Governor were; Director of the agriculture committee,
Director Office of Animal Husbandry, vice president of association for friendship with foreign countries,
President of academy of agricultural sciences and companies active in the agricultural sector.