Plant raiser

With the aim of maximizing quality from the outset, one of the members of the cooperative has specialized in the production of plant material used by all PO members for their plantations. Its mission: planting and germinating the seeds in its facilities, once reached the required size take it to the field for planting. This whole process is controlled by our engineers.


Plant production in 2012 exceeded 130 million units divided between lettuce, celery, herbs and multi-leaf.

THE FOLLOWING WORK IS CARRIED OUT IN OUR PLANT RAISER FACILITIES:

SELECTION OF SEEDS

Follow up of the field variety trials to determine which plants that are best suited to our conditions and farming methods, and the demands of our customers.

Seeding

The most suitable substrates are used depending on the type of plant and root penetration conditions required for each use.

Germination

Germination: in controlled environment chambers.

Root penetration

It is carried out in the interior of the greenhouses following the standards of quality as regards plant handling and traceability system.

The company has the most modern facilities for carrying out its seedlings production activity:

  • HIGH TECH CLIMATE CONTROL GREENHOUSES.
  • AUTOMATIC SEEDERS.
  • GERMINATION CHAMBERS.
  • MACHINERY AND TRANSPORT REQUIRED TO CARRY OUT THE ENTIRE PRODUCTION CYCLE.