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    This database contains bibliographic descriptions of all Wageningen University PhD theses from 1920 onwards. It is updated on a daily basis by WUR Library.

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Record number 919966
Title Glastuinbouw in ontwikkeling : beschouwingen over de verwetenschappelijking van de sector
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[door] A.J. Vijverberg
Title-variation: Glastuinbouw ... : beschouwingen ... en de beinvloeding ervan door de wetenschap
Author(s) Vijverberg, A.J.
Publisher Delft : Eburon
Publication year 1996
Description 168 p.
Description 1 online resource (168 p.)
Notes Omslagtitel: Glastuinbouw in ontwikkeling : beschouwingen over de sector en de beinvloeding ervan door de wetenschapshow all notes
Proefschrift Wageningen
ISBN 9051665423
Tutors Ploeg, Dr. Ir. J.D. van der
Graduation date 1996-12-13
Dissertation no. 2193
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This book deals with the glasshouse industry in The Netherlands. It describes the process of development of the sector, especially in relation with the influence of science. The theory of the scientification of the agricultural sector is analysed. It is concluded the sector is governing its development itself. Research institutes act more as stimuli for developments than as initiators. The co-operation between growers and researchers is seen as a very important factor for a rapid development.

In this book a lot of attention is given to the technical development. Overall this development has been very successful. In other fields like the labour organisation, marketing and adaptation to new competitors in Europe (and elsewhere) the sector has been less successful. A short history of the sector is included in the book.

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Keyword(s) research / archaeology / geography / history / netherlands / greenhouse horticulture
Categories Horticulture / Agriculture in the Netherlands / Communication Processes
Publication type PhD thesis
Language English ; Dutch; Flemish
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