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Protected Cropping


Myriad International provides consultancy services to commercial growers in all aspects of greenhouse production in a wide range of crops including:

    Lebanese Cucumber     Continental Cucumber     Gourmet Tomatoes
    Cherry Tomatoes     Peppers     Strawberries
    Egg Fruit     Head Lettuce     Fancy Lettuce
    Herbs     Carnation     Stem Roses
    Spray Roses     Gerbera     Potted Colour
    Ornamentals     Livestock Fodder   

Specific capabilities in production include:

Design

  • Complete design and specification of growing environment and hydroponic systems.
  • Independent auditing of proposed designs for greenhouse/glasshouse and irrigation systems.
  • Design of heating and cooling systems.
  • Transfer of overseas technology to suit local growing conditions.
  • Specific design capabilities for individual chosen sites for greenhouse development.
  • Supply of equipment through to full turnkey operations.

Plant Nutrition

  • Formulation of Hydroponic Nutrient Solutions for specific crops and environments.
  • Monitoring nutrient status (feed water, run-off water, dried leaf, sap analysis) through laboratory and new onsite technologies.
  • Trouble shooting nutrient problems and developing/monitoring correction strategies.
  • Altering nutrient solutions due to climatic conditions.
  • Media selection and analysis.
  • Water suitability, nutrient solubility investigations.

Irrigation

  • Water balance models.
  • Timing/rates of application.
  • Water quality.
  • System design, testing and maintenance.
  • Nutrient delivery systems utilising the latest in computer control systems.

System Management

  • Environment and staff hygienne.
  • Run to waste, NFT, organic and inorganic medias.
  • Media hygiene.
  • Water treatment.
  • Specialist in coir production systems.

Environment

  • Optimising greenhouse environment for growth stages.
  • Influencing pest/disease pressure through climate modification.
  • Interpretation and management computer automation systems.
  • Optimising heating and cooling systems (eg hot water/air heaters, foggers).

Pest and Disease Management

  • Monitoring pest and disease levels.
  • Management programs.
  • Supply and monitoring beneficial insects (mites, insects, nematodes).
  • Chemical selection and application management.

Crop Management

  • Pruning and training systems.
  • Crop loading.
  • Plant density, light interception.
  • Varietal selection and trials.
  • Staff training in crop management.

Quality Assurance

  • HACCP facilitator
  • Development and implementation of Quality Assurance Systems.

Research

  • Confidential private research projects.
  • Access to subsidy programs.
  • New crop/variety evaluation.
  • New production method evaluations.
  • Development of commercial systems for local conditions.





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