Asia

Protected horticulture in Asia is growing rapidly. Especially in China and India but also in Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam the increase of the population demands for increasing vegetable production as in japan the policy focusses on reduced imports and a higher level of self-sufficiency. In Asia a wide diversity of climates occurs, sometimes even within a single country e.g. in China which requires complete different protected horticultural production systems. The business unit Greenhouse Horticulture is involved in many initiatives from large agro production parc developments, improvement of current greenhouses, cultivation systems and –practices, training and capacity building, and design of adapted greenhouses for tropical and arid conditions.