JPFA Training Course

Introductory Lecture No. 6
Cultivation Management (Seeding to Shipping)

1. Seed technologies
  - Seed pre-treatment
2. Raising seedlings
  - What is “good” seedling?
  - Closed environment seedling production system
3. Growing in multilayer beds
  - Lighting schedule, nutrient absorption amount, nutrient     
     solution formula, standard concentration and nutrient solution

4. Harvesting and packaging
5. Some photo images for lettuce production with demonstration
  - Difference in water content and germination status

  • Video :  36 min.
  • Handout : 1 PDF
  • English
  • Viewing period : 10 days
  • Last update: October, 2023
  • Member Price:      ¥ 3,500-
    Non-member Price: ¥ 5,000-
Yutaka Shinohara
Japan Plant Factory Association
Dr. Yutaka Shinohara is a Professor Emeritus of Chiba University, Board member of NPO Japan Plant Factory Association and Advisor for the Japan Greenhouse Horticulture Association, as well as a former Chair of the Association. Has dedicated himself to the greenhouse horticulture research, especially on hydroponics and plant factories for more than 40 years. Wrote 100 qualified journal papers and 35 books. Has chaired an amateur wood wind ensemble named ‘Harmonia Ensemble’ for about 50 years as also a player of French horn.


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