Grower turning CO2 into food for plants

March 18, 2013
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SunSelect's pepper plants are fertilized with carbon dioxide generated by greenhouse heating processes. (Courtesy of SunSelect Produce.)
SunSelect's pepper plants are fertilized with carbon dioxide generated by greenhouse heating processes. (Courtesy of SunSelect Produce.)
Converting the carbon dioxide created during greenhouse heating into fertilizer for pepper plants is winning rave reviews for SunSelect Produce.

SunSelect is a Vancouver-based grower for The Oppenheimer Group. In an interview with The Packer, Oppenheimer's greenhouse and vegetable category director Aaron Quon said:

 

"SunSelect is one of about a dozen greenhouse operations in B.C. that uses biomass from the timber industry as a heat source, but it's currently the only one that repurposes the carbon dioxide the trees had respired in their lifetime into a source of nutrition for new plants."

 

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