Roots’ Temperature Control Tech Now Works On Flowers – Like The ‘Lily Of The Incas’

Special Report: The innovative agtech’s temperature control technology has been successful on cannabis crops, lettuce, basil and chives – and now it’s also been shown to work on Alstroemeria, a beautiful flower native to South America also known as the ‘lily of the Incas’.

 
In the first use of the company’s Root Zone Temperature Optimisation technology (RZTO) on flowers, Roots (ASX:ROO) reported growth and cultivation of flowers with cooled roots started eight weeks earlier than control plants.

This early blooming accounted for a 20 percent increase in production – the equivalent of a whopping 150,000 flowers per hectare.

The extended growing season also allowed the farmer from the pilot to obtain a premium price of more than double the standard rate for out-of-season flowers…[READ MORE]

Source: Roots’ Temperature Control Tech Now Works On Flowers – Like The ‘Lily Of The Incas’ | stockhead.com.au

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