Netherlands, Wageningen

Greenhouse Horticulture

when 28 August 2017 - 8 September 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks

Wageningen University & Research is the “knowledge heart” of the Dutch Greenhouse Horticulture, which is the most advanced and productive in the world. Scientists of Wageningen University & Research will share their unique knowledge with international students and researchers during this “Summer School”.

After a general introduction on Greenhouse Horticulture and a cursory review of important topics, we will explore crop, climate and root zone management in more detail, in a varied and attractive mix of lectures, practical case work, company visits and seminars by relevant actors and experts.

Course leader

Liesbeth Vallinga, Programme manager

Target group

This excellent and intensive Summer School is meant for MSc and PhD students, post-docs, junior scientists and professionals working in the field from all over the world. Particular attention has been given to develop a program that relates to and is interesting for protected cultivation with less technology than is usual in The Netherlands. So, basics will be learned to apply directly in your own country/situation.

Course aim

After successfully attending the Summer School, you will:
• know the most relevant processes in protected cultivation ranging from plant physiology to economics
• understand how technology affects climate management, crop production and resource use efficiency
• be able to apply this knowledge to quantitatively address decisions about climate management, crop cultivation and nutrition

Fee info

EUR 0: The course fee for industry covers tuition, course materials (small binder, USB stick with presentations), coffee/tea, lunches, 2 dinners and excursions.
EUR 0: The course fee for academia (PhD students) covers tuition, course materials (small binder, USB stick with presentations), coffee/tea, lunches, 2 dinners and excursions.

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