Greenhouse farming initially entailed glass houses with hydroponics systems to pro-long the production cycle and obtain even quality, amongst others.
When shade net production came into being for car ports and other usages, all of a sudden the light went up for greens, berries, table grapes, cherries, citrus, figs, flowers and nut producers that required protection against the harsh sun, severe hail storms, wind chafing and birds.
Much research went in the different types and colours of sun shade net as it has a direct effect on the particular crop it covers. Today, GEZI is one of the foremost shade net manufacturers that cater for agriculture, industry, homes and even camping equipment.
The percentage of a shade cloth denotes its translucency and its colour has an effect on a particular crop or application. GEZI’s 40% shade net is specifically manufactured for the agricultural sector and is more suitable for all vegetable types.
The darker the net, the more shade it provides. Most plants do not fare well under darker nets as there is diffused sunlight, so very little photosynthesis takes place which means little growth. Under a 40% net, depending on the colour, various types of fresh produce grow and produce excellent..