Another JakajimaTV talk with Jasper den Besten, HAS University of Applied Sciences about The importance of the variety choice for vertical farming.
Choosing the correct variety is often underexposed in vertical farming. However, the differences between varieties are huge.
The differences between basil varieties can be a factor two or more. Results of variety tests are limited accessible. Our basil varieties trial in Brightbox showed the importance of doing variety tests.
Jasper den Besten will be speaking at the Vertical Farming Conference, see the program.
HAS University of Applied Sciences is the educational and expertise Centre in the South of the Netherlands.
HAS University of Applied Sciences is the best educational and expertise Centre in the Southern Netherlands for the agrifood and environment sectors, with 2 sites: Den Bosch and Venlo.
We are currently ranked the 2nd best medium-sized University of Applied Sciences (according to keuzegids.org) in the Netherlands. We currently have over 450 employees, 3,000 students and 300 participants on professional courses. The dynamic triangle of students, lecturers and business forms the core of our activities.
Expertise & Research Centres (ERC) are knowledge groups within institutes of higher education that establish connections between education, professional practice and applied research in areas of social relevance. In most cases, an ERC consists of a ‘knowledge circle’: a group of lecturers and lecturer/researchers led by a Professor.
ERCs have several common goals:
- Strengthening external orientation
- Educational reform
- Professionalisation of lecturers
- Strengthening knowledge development and knowledge dissemination