Positions Vacant – Growing Systems Manager

Positions Vacant – Growing Systems Manager

Posted May 31, 2017 / No comments

Generous salary package including vehicle allowance and superannuation $100k circa Flexible job location Autonomous, outcome-based position with flexible scheduling Career growth opportunities as we promote from within wherever possible Be part of a dedicated and innovative team The only privately owned company in Australia capable of doing turnkey projects anywhere in the country ICI Industries

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Not All Capsicums Are Created Equal

Posted May 19, 2017 / No comments

Capsicums, like chilli peppers, originated in South America where seeds of a wild variety are believed to date back to 5,000 B.C. The various colours all come from the same plant, but differ in their level of maturity. Most varieties start green and turn red on ripening, but there are also yellow and orange. As the fruit ripens,

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Reducing Phytophthora in Berry Crops with Copper Ionisation

Reducing Phytophthora in Berry Crops with Copper Ionisation

Posted April 26, 2017 / No comments

The rise of the global berry acreage has increased the awareness around the devastating root disease Phytophthora. As a result of this, Aqua-Hort is conducting a series of trials with their copper fertilisation and electromagnetic treated irrigation water in strawberry crops to reduce Phytophthora. The initial trials have shown good results and prevented and reduced

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Greenhouse Humidification

Greenhouse Humidification

Posted April 3, 2017 / No comments

Providing constant and even humidity levels allow plants to thrive in a controllable environment. Both humidity and evaporative cooling are essential to seedling development and healthy plant growth. Precise control can help eliminate the dangers of plant pathogens. Greenhouse Climate and Optimal Plant Growth It is vitally important to keep the environment around your plant

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10 Cucumber Facts You Didn’t Know You Needed to Know

10 Cucumber Facts You Didn’t Know You Needed to Know

Posted March 31, 2017 / No comments

How cool are you? Cool as a Cucumber I bet… but since when are Cucumbers cool. After reading these 10 cucumber facts you’ll see why this funky Veg is so cool. The term “cool as a cucumber” is actually derived from the cucumber’s ability to cool the temperature of the blood. Also when applied topically, cucumber

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10 Tomato Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

10 Tomato Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Posted March 31, 2017 / No comments

Everyone knows that Tomatoes are a fruit not a vegetable, but did you know how it all started? Wonder no more with our top 10 Tomato Facts. Tomatoes originally came from Peru, where their Aztec name translated to plump thing with a navel The scientific name for tomato is Lycopersicon lycopersicum meaning wolf peach  People

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What if there was a Better Way to Reduce Algae Growth?

What if there was a Better Way to Reduce Algae Growth?

Posted January 3, 2017 / No comments

A case study on Goldsmith Seeds in California investigates whether our Aqua-Hort Copper treatment system is the answer to reducing algae growth in certain circumstances. The Technology Aqua-Hort systems implement a controlled supply of supercharged copper ions and an electromagnetic water treatment to the water. It has been known for a long time that a controlled level of

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Is this the Most Advanced Greenhouse Ever

Is this the Most Advanced Greenhouse Ever

Posted December 9, 2016 / No comments

The world-class advanced greenhouse facility, currently under development at the University’s Hawkesbury Campus, is a partnership between the University and Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIAL) with water systems, heating, climate, control and more by AIS Greenworks. With a bold vision is to enhance national and international food security for an energy and water constrained future, this

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Nick Giannes starts with AIS Greenworks

Nick Giannes starts with AIS Greenworks

Posted May 25, 2016 / No comments

We would like to welcome Nick Giannes to the AIS Greenworks team. Nick may be familiar to some of our customers in South Australia already from his previous roles. We are excited to have him on board at our Virgina SA office where his experience will be our biggest gain in managing the development of

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Jeroen van Loon starts with AIS Greenworks

Jeroen van Loon starts with AIS Greenworks

Posted May 25, 2016 / No comments

We would like to welcome one of two new members to the AIS Greenworks team, Jeroen van Loon. Jeroen would be familiar to most of you with his experience in the industry being extensive, some notable mentions below. Jeroen will be based in Brisbane and will look after our Northern NSW and QLD customers. Jeroen

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