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Tutoring vegetables in modern farming

How are vegetables tutored today? Tutoring vegetables is an important part of modern agriculture although the materials and tutoring methods have changed as time has moved on, from tutoring with traditional raffia, to using horticultural trellis netting which has become popular in recent years.   Solanaceae (tomatoes, chili peppers and eggplants/aubergines), cucurbits (chayote, pumpkin, cantaloupe melons, […]


Reduce mechanical stress with HORTOMALLAS: Download the pdf “How to Manual”

Mechanical stress reduces your production yield by many tons per hectare Mechanical stress appears as a physical alteration in the plant or in one of its parts and can affect the plant at any stage of its development. Wind and rain are the main factors causing mechanical stress but there are other factors too such […]


Effects of climate change on agriculture: trellising net as a preventive method against crop damage.

Heavy rains due to climate change, increase crop failures due to humidity related pathogens. Today is essential to cultivate using trellising net when growing vegetables due to climate change. We are facing possibly irreversible climatic changes that have modified in short term our climate worldwide, changing ecosystems, breaking balance of the environment for the species […]


Tutoring using HORTOMALLAS trellis netting as part of the desinfection process growing vegetables.

Desinfection of vegetable crops is easier with trellis netting. Microorganism that may contaminate vegetable production are due to inadequate processes of desinfection on growing fields and deficient methods of cultivation, among them the lack of a good tutoring and support system. The possible inadequate sanitation processes in the growing fields are using contaminated residual water, […]


Using trellising net makes growing eggplants inside greenhouses much easier and profitable.

Tutoring eggplants inside greenhouses using vegetable plant support net. In this article we will be analyzing the various advantages of using trellis netting when growing eggplants inside greenhouses or other type of protected cultivation area. With an adequate pruning the greenhouse grown eggplant can regrow and be harvested a second year as well, but the […]


Tutoring your crops with net trellis: Why it is so important?

Tutoring your vegetables with net trellis Tutoring your crops with a net trellis system both in open field and greenhouses has become a fundamental practice nowadays. Crops like cucumber, zucchini, chayote, eggplant, beans and melon are crops that without tutoring tend to crawl to the ground, whereby flowers and fruits will be exposed to steppage […]