Keep knowledge growing
The Botany group consists of several companies including Botany. Since 2003, Botany is the flexible and reliable partner for agro-chemistry, agro-technology, breeding and seed multiplication companies.
Botany is an established name in these sectors and preforms divers trails for their clients. The collection and delivery of reliable research data supports the evolving agricultural sector and makes this sector more successful.
Asperico: research company in fruit
Botany from Horst-Meterik and Hakkert Product Support from Enspijk are intensifying their cooperation in research in fruit with the establishment of Asperico. Asperico focuses on product development and research for the cultivation of fruit from its own location in Enspijk. The research fields concern crop health, plant physiology and cultivation technology.Uniting expertiseFor several years HPS and Botany Group have been working together in the field of research in fruit for professional horticulture. HPS has been active for 6 years in research and product development in fruit from its location in Enspijk. Botany Group is specialized for over 15 years in the development of products for professional greenhouse horticulture, open field horticulture and indoor farming. Asperico combines Botany and HPS expertise in fruit. The choice to join forces at this time creates a broader market approach fits with the strategic direction of both organizations.
Participation trial (outdoor farming): downy mildew in onion
For decades mancozeb has been stable factor in the control of downy mildew in onions. With the disappearance of mancozeb, this basis will disappear ad new compounds and spraying programs will have to be developed again to protect the crop.
Participation trials (outdoor farming): control of thrips
Tabacco thrips are a major problem in several crops. The insect is difficult to control, partly due to the difficult accessibility in the crop and the explosive population development at higher temperatures.