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Closed Greenhouses for Semi-arid Climates: Critical Discussion Following the Results of the Watergy Prototype

M. Buchholz

Fecha de publicación:
1 de enero de 2008

The Watergy first prototype of a closed greenhouse minimizes the use of water and energy. It has been operating since autumn 2004 in the semi-arid region of El Ejido in Almería, Spain. A balance with the main conclusions from the evaluation of the prototype is presented. A healthy crop has been maintained inside the greenhouse during all seasons, improving the production of the water consumption (about 80%). One of the ...