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Introduction Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) jointly established the "Agriculture, Commerce and Industry Collaborative Research Council Plant Factory Working Group" (Chairman: Masamoto TAKATSUJI) in January 2009. The working group published a progress report in April.
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Plant Factory Plant factory is one of the controlled environment agricultural system, is the most advanced protected horticultural system at present.
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Creation of new industries that enable sustainable growth, along with economic revitalization and industry realignment, is vital to the continued development of Japanese society into the future.
Jingpeng Plant Factory: Beijing's Hi-Tech Solution To Growing Demand For Pesticide-Free Vegetables (VIDEO)While few would confess that the sight of a large warehouse looming on the horizon stirs thoughts of delicious produce, new technology being employed in China may very well change that perception.
On Saturday morning, one picture from Straits Times article entitled “Miso and rice to spur hunger for learning” on Straits Times caught my attention.
Despite the second snow of this winter which fell in Beijing on November 10, glossy and green butterhead lettuce and pakchoi were growing well in a laboratory-size "plant factory" at the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), unaffected by the coldness outside. "Plant factory" at the headquarters of CAAS Reporters specially visited the laboratory-size "plant factory" at the CAAS at 4:30am on that day when the outside temperature was two degrees Celsius below zero.
Sept 2, 2008 19:34 Shinya Saeki, Nikkei Electronics Fairy Angel Inc, a venture company specialized in vegetable farming, disclosed part of its new plant factory when it had an opening ceremony commemorating the factory's completion Aug 29, 2008.
Japanese Resort Theme Park Opens 'Plant Factory' Powered by Solar Energy Huis Ten Bosch, a large resort theme park located in Sasebo City, Nagasaki Prefecture, started operations of a pilot "plant factory" on its premises on November 14, 2009. The unit, funded as one of the 2009 Advanced Plant Factory Promotional Projects sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, will be the first one in the Kyushu region open to the public.
Inquiries Plant Factory Development Inc. 2-7-5, Ebisu-nishi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN 150-0021 TEL. +81-3-5489-1777 FAX. +81-3-3479-7173
By creating a self-contained environment, plant “factories” are offering new possibilities in agriculture. Last November, a batch of newly harvested leafy vegetables hit the shelves of a campus market at National Taiwan University (NTU) in Taipei.
Overview In the 20th century, technology and the global economy developed enormously.
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Greenhouse Horticulture & Plant Factory Exhibition/Conference(GPEC) of the Japan Greenhouse Horticulture Association sponsorship was started on July 21, 2010 in Tokyo Big Sight until 23rd.
Japan reconstituting plant factory concept In Japan the previously developed concept of a plant factory again receives attention and in contrast with previous attempts it appears that the concept will be successful now.