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Deep water culture

Deep water culture system

Viscon Hydroponics specializes in turnkey deep water culture systems. The company’s expertise in plant cultivation and automation technology adds to the effectiveness and success of the hydroponic system.

The Viscon Hydroponics system is a closed deep water culture growing system for the clean production of fresh produce. Viscon Hydroponics achieves high yields for short-cycle crops, like whole head, baby leaf, cut lettuce, and herbs.

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Turnkey

Viscon offers solutions for all steps of leafy greens production. From seed to retail-ready packed product.

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Leafy greens

Our hydroponics system is perfectly suitable for various type of crops, such as whole head, babyleaf, cut lettuce and herbs.

Scalable hydroponics solutions
small to large production

Future scalability

From entry-model to large scaled production, our system can easily be extended to meet your future demands.

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Deep water cultivation

Cream of the crop cultivation

Viscon Hydroponic system in 3 steps:

1.  Growing of the young plants

Young plant production is one of the most vital parts of a solid deep water culture system. Visser Horti Systems, part of the Viscon Group, has been specializing in the automation of young plant production since 1967. Therefore this expertise is available to Viscon Hydroponics. Due to the lengthy experience in young plant production, a unique system has been designed to grow the ideal young plant, that can be finished in the production area.

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2.  Deep water culture growing

When the grow cups with young plants have been transplanted in the floats automatically, the floats will be placed in the basin by an automatic crane. The design of the tall floats makes for a deep water culture system that needs little handling, with as little movements as necessary.

The cups are placed in a staggered pattern, which results in a 10% higher occupation per float. The hydroponic float is designed in plastic, which makes it easy to clean. This white plastic reflects well, which generates a higher light capacity for the plant.

The floats will float on the water, which makes it easy to transport them with minimal effort. Every time a product is automatically harvested, new crops will be placed in the ponds. The ponds are continuously covered with floats, which protects the pond from the development of algae.

3.  Harvesting & Retail

When the product is ready to be harvested, it is automatically transported to the central packing line in the harvest area. The product can be packed with the grow cup attached for better shelf life. Another option is to cut the product directly from the grow cup to be flow packed as a ready-to-use product. When the product is harvested, the floats will be cleaned automatically before new young plants are transplanted in the hydroponic floats.

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Advantages

Controlled Environment

Viscon Hydroponics enables you to leave the open field and produce in a safe and controlled environment. Growing in the greenhouse gives you advantages by excluding environmental hazardous.

Advantages

Food Safety

The use of pesticides can be limited, because the environment can be controlled much better. Different disease hazards can be excluded from the closed systems, which helps you to reduce your use of chemicals.

  • Controlled Environment
  • Food Safety

A sample of our projects

Hydroponics DWC Mucci Farms 3
Canada - 6,000m²

Mucci Farms

Hydroponics DWC Siemer Germany
Germany - 1,000m²

Siemer

CP food Thailand Hydroponics DWC
Thailand - 2,000m²

CP Foods

Hydroponics DWC 2022
China - 3,000m²

Kayiang

DWC Happy Fruits Hydroponics
Bulgaria - 5,000m²

Happy Fruits

DWC Hydroponics pond
China - 3,000m²

Kunshan City

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Dongying DWC Hydroponics
China - 10,000m²

Dong Ying

Lettuce NPK hydroponics
Iceland - 1,000m²

NPK

Hydroponics DWC Taizhou
China - 3000m²

Taizhou

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China - 3000m²

Agrigarden

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Lebanon - 500m²

Zeeni

Cofco dwc hydroponics_
China - 500m²

Cofco