Pokemon tears into greenhouse industry

The PokemonGo smartphone game hype is now taking its toll on the greenhouse industry too. If we are to believe some pictures on Twitter, there are already several growers who are no longer looking at their climate computers or crops, but who are, just like almost everyone else around us, constantly looking at their smartphones trying to catch a Rattata or a Pikachu hiding in their greenhouses.....

NY Rooftop grower Gotham Greens has integrated Pokemons into their pest management strategy...

And this florist in Colts Neck, New Jersey almost ran over a Pokemon while delivering his fresh flowers...

Pidgey apparently loves the hydroponic basil from Farmer Tyler..

Canadian strawberry grower and garden centre Heeman's is even using Pokemons as the latest addition to their marketing strategies...

Pokemon pest pressure at KeyGene.

Dutch tomato grower Richard Hartensveld is using special tomato pokeballs to catch Pikachu.

And even in the storage of Hydroponics Inc a Mew was looking for growing supplies

It was also very busy at the administration of Westland Mayor Sjaak van der Tak last week....

And this Pokemon went to buy some Happy Toms tomatoes at Dutch grower R.van Koppen.

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