iFarm, a technology company specializing in IT-enabled agriculture within a controlled environment, has developed its first technologies for indoor radish cultivation. These novel methods are now ready to be used on leafy greens and vegetable farms utilizing iFarm technologies. After three years of experiments, the team of agronomists has discovered the optimal formula for achieving high radish yields with a minimal defect rate year-round.
Radishes are not the easiest crop to grow, whether indoors or outdoors. In northern regions, it is common to see radish beds covered in black plastic. This is because radishes, being finicky, do not thrive in direct sunlight or long daylight hours. Additionally, their seeds require protection from rain and wind. Without these precautions, radishes simply won't germinate successfully.
Regardless of where radishes are grown - whether in beds, greenhouses, or vertical farms
- it's crucial to establish the right conditions and select resilient varieties to guarantee a high yield. This is especially significant in controlled-environment agriculture, where the choice of varieties and cultivation methods must be tailored to suit the enclosed growing conditions.