Crop protection with a vacuum cleaner?

People need clean and healthy food and greenhouse-grown vegetables are a very good way of supplying them. This food then has to be protected against a variety of insects that damage either the fruits or the whole plants. Modern growers avoid the use of chemicals and rely on beneficial insects.

Micothon has developed a 5-meter wide solution for him that moves over the containers and extracts the insects with vacuum technology. Even during nighttime, the installation can automatically move up and down the bay. The machine hangs slightly above the container and the continuous strong airstream will catch the insects and catch them in the special filter.

Forerunner in the USA
"Our customer grows young plants in containers. He wants perfectly clean plants to eliminate the risk of infections in the subsequent growth phases. And of course, he wants to do it without chemicals," the company says.


For more information:


Publication date:

Receive the daily newsletter in your email for free | Click here

Other news in this sector:

Facebook Twitter Rss

© 2021

Sign up for our daily Newsletter and stay up to date with all the latest news!

Subscribe I am already a subscriber