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Oosterhoff, Laura (author), Perry, L.K. (author), Weber, G.K.J. (author), Wiegers, Lotte (author), Zhou, Y. (author)
The Dutch greenhouse industry contributing 19% of the national carbon emissions, highlights its significant role in the ever-increasing environmental, social, and political challenges developing from climate change. Geopolitical tensions including the war in Ukraine and the Covid-19 pandemic, coupled with resource scarcity and a world population...
student report 2024
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van Haaften, M.A. (author), Lefter, I. (author), van Kooten, O. (author), Brazier, F.M. (author)
Simplifications of the real world affect the validity and reliability of gaming simulations. This challenges the application of gaming simulations as an instrument for experiential learning, reflective practices and data collection. This study investigates the effects of simplification on extracting tacit knowledge from human behavior by...
journal article 2024
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Dijkstra, Mathijs (author)
This thesis presents the conceptual development of an innovative parallel manipulator that leverages the beneficial attributes of parallel kinematic structures. These attributes include increased stiffness, uniform load distribution, and reduced moving mass, which are strategically incorporated into the design to enhance resource efficiency....
master thesis 2023
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Ye, Lisa (author)
This study develops a roadmap to guide the integration of robotic technologies into Dutch agriculture in a responsible manner that benefits farmers and the environment.<br/>The Dutch agricultural sector faces challenges from climate change, labor shortages, and sustainability pressures. Robotics shows promise in addressing these issues through...
master thesis 2023
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Streng, Marc (author)
This thesis researches how actors of government, industry and academia in an international context should collaborate in order to successfully carry out knowledge/technology transfer. The case study is about Dutch-Moroccan international Triple Helix collaboration in horticulture.
master thesis 2023
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Struijk, Charlotte (author)
This report presents the findings and recommendations of a research project focused on developing a comprehensive strategy for commercial smallholder farmers in urban and semi-urban areas of Kumasi, Ghana. The objective was to co-create a strategy that addresses the specific needs and challenges of farmers in the region. The research involved...
master thesis 2023
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Deckers, Koen (author)
master thesis 2022
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Hamza, Hadiza (author)
Over the years, the horticultural industry has seen growing awareness and implementation of more recent and modern technology and practices to achieve better results and increase efficiency, especially in farming. For developing countries like Nigeria, the horticultural sector needs to act quickly to meet growing food demands and overcome the...
master thesis 2022
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van Bokkem, Dirk (author)
The increasing global food demand, accompanied by the decreasing number of expert growers, brings the need for more sustainable and efficient solutions in horticulture. Consultancy company Delphy aims to face this challenge by taking a more data-driven approach, by means of autonomous growing inside the greenhouse. The controlled environment of...
master thesis 2022
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Wagenaar, S. (author), Infante Ferreira, C.A. (author)
Within the agriculture sector, drying of food and flowering products is a required production step. Most companies use hot air dryers where the heat is obtained by combustion of natural gas. This paper proposes a heat pump assisted drying system as an alternative. Flower bulb carrying boxes containing just harvested products have been...
conference paper 2021
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van Wijk, Martijn (author)
By 2050, the global demand for food and energy is expected to grow by 70% and 50%, respectively, as a result of the increase of the world’s population. To keep up with the growing world population, significant changes have to take place in the agricultural sector regarding land and energy use. In this work, two developments in the agricultural...
master thesis 2020
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Vermeulen, A.C.J. (author), Hubers, C.G.W. (author), de Vries, L. (author), Brazier, F.M. (author)
The horticulture sector in the Netherlands is a global leader due to technological advancements, knowledge of greenhouse cultivation with high productivities and low resource usage, and entrepreneurship. The Netherlands is the second largest exporter of vegetables in the world, and more than half of its land area is used for agriculture with...
journal article 2020
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van Gestel, Lennert (author)
In order to reduce CO2 emission, district heat networks and carbon-neutral heat energy production are being developed in the Netherlands. This resulted in an increasing amount of district heating systems (DHS) in the horticulture areas. A DHS in a region called the ”B3-Hoek” connects multiple producers with horticulture companies in a single...
master thesis 2019
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Krishna, Keshav (author)
With the rise of population, the world energy demands are increasing. This implies a greater pressure on the horticulture industry to increase its production, thus requiring a high energy intensive setup. Thus, sustainable energy sources will play a crucial part in the transition towards sustainability and reducing the carbon emissions in the...
master thesis 2019
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Vermeulen, A.C.J. (author), Hubers, C.G.W. (author), de Vries, L. (author), Brazier, F.M. (author)
The horticulture sector in the Netherlands is a global leader due to technological advancements, knowledge of greenhouse cultivation with high productivities and low resource usage, and entrepreneurship. The Netherlands is the second largest exporter of vegetables in the world, and more than half of its land area is used for agriculture with...
journal article 2019
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Vermeulen, A.C.J. (author), van Gansbeke, Ramona (author), Pannecoucque, Nick (author), Degrande, Rufin (author), Leenknecht, Bart (author), de Jaeger, Christophe (author), Brazier, F.M. (author)
In order to sustain human life for extended periods of time in deep space one cannot solely rely on support from Earth. It'll be essential to become self-sustaining through a combination of in situ resource utilization, waste recycling, and space farming. The latter can provide astronauts and colonists with locally grown food and biogenic...
journal article 2019
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de Prieëlle, Fabian (author)
The Internet-of-Things has grown much in popularity over the past years, leading to the gathering of large amounts of pervasive and detailed data. This same trend is seen in the agriculture industry, where a lot of data can be collected on the cultivation methods. The agriculture industry is considered to be a strategically interesting industry...
master thesis 2018
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Alboustani, Tarik (author)
Plant factory with artificial light PFAL is an advanced facility has been developing through many research based on experimental field work in greenhouses as fully insulated and the airtight production facility. PFAL is one form of “closed plant production system” (CPPS) unit. It is a system where the growing environment optimally controlled and...
master thesis 2018
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Abou Jaoude, Grace (author)
‘Machinic Utopias, Automated Futures’ speculates on the role of designers as active agents addressing the potential implications of automated technologies on urban space in the specific context of the horticultural production center in the Westland. Successive expansions of greenhouses and their typological and technological transformations have...
master thesis 2018
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Muñoz Sanz, V. (author), Kuijpers, Marten (author), Jaoude, Grace Abou (author)
journal article 2018
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