|Project name||Greenhouse horticultural production|
|Funding bodies||Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Research Program, Woolworths & University of Tasmania|
|Lead researcher||Professor Holger Meinke|
|Partners||Wageningen University (Netherlands)|
What does it cost to have your tomatoes and other vegetables grown in a greenhouse?
In temperate climates like Tasmania, greenhouse growing is getting tomatoes to stores year-round. PhD student Dianfan Zhou is investigating the true cost.
Dianfan is finding out how much it costs to build, maintain and run a greenhouse growing operation.
This research will help the fruit and veggie industry weigh up the pros and cons of greenhouse growing.