The global horticulture fraternity will meet yet again in Germany for the IPM Essen from January 24 to 27, 2017.
On show will be technologies, soils and substrates for efficient production where plant breeders from all continents as well as marketing organizations are expected. Around 1,600 exhibitors from 50 countries have confirmed participation to display new plants, technologies, floral arrangements and landscaping among others.
Events such as the International Horticulture Forum with the Netherlands as the partner country and the teaching show entitled “LED, Iodine, Plasma Cultivation Control Today”, will be held.
The German horticulture industry (INDEGA) and the Eugen Ulmer Publishing House, will provide information about chances and challenges of horticulture.
New trends in greenhouse farming will be on show. These include: from greenhouse plastic films, interior fittings, illumination, air conditioning, irrigation systems, husbandry machines, weather protection and insect-repelling nets.
Substrate mixtures, soil conditioners as well as fertilisers and plant fortifiers biological cultivation of weeds, and environmentally friendly beneficial organisms will be in plenty while plant breeders from all continents will introduce their new varieties.
At IPM Essen 2017, the Central Horticultural Association (ZVG), sponsor of IPM Essen, as well as the co-organiser the North Rhine-Westphalia State Horticultural Association will once again present their comprehensive spectrum of services in the Horticulture Info Center.
Also at the centre, under the motto of “LED, Iodine, Plasm – Cultivation Control Today”, research establishments from Germany will present their latest results about the main focal points of light and growth regulation.
The “hortigate” info system in the centre will show the new “My Business” module which plat businesses can use in order to align plant protection measures and document them in conformity with GlobalGAP.