Updated on January 16, 2024

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Created on August 18, 2018

Amiran Shade Nets

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Shade Net is a cloth used to cover crops in order to protect them from pests, provide moisture control and allow air circulation in greenhouses

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  1. Amiran
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Product Description

The Shade Net is a knitted cloth used to cover crops in order to protect them from pests, provide moisture control and allow air circulation in greenhouses or nurseries. It has tapes with UV resistant additives that give it durability and longevity. The net is also recyclable and resistant to agro-chemicals.

Target SDGs

SDG 2: Zero Hunger

SDG 13: Climate Action

Market Suggested Retail Price

$1.75

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Household, Community, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

Amiran Ltd Subsidiaries, Balton CP group of companies, Agro-Dealers and Agro-shops

Manufacturing/Building Method

The Amiran Shade Nets are mass producedInterview with representative

Intellectural Property Type

Open-source

User Provision Model

Users can obtain the Shade Nets from local agro-dealers and agro-shops.

Distributions to Date Status

Unknown

Size

Unknown

Material of construction

Flexible polythene material with UV protection

Irrigation system included?

No

Monitoring system?

No

Cost per square meter

0.85 – 1.75 USD

Plant capacity

Unknown

Design Specifications

Shade Net contains tapes with UV resistant additives that increase its durability and longevity

Product Schematics

Technical Support

Provided by manufacturer

Replacement Components

Unknown

Lifecycle

3-5 years depending on the percentage of shade. Interview with a representative

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

The Shade Net is designed to protect against wind and hail

Vetted Performance Status

Unknown

Safety

There are no known safety hazards linked with the use of this product

Complementary Technical Systems

None  

Academic Research and References

Kotilainen, T., Robson, T. M., & Hernández, R., 2018, Light quality characterization under climate screens and shade nets for controlled-environment agriculture. PloS one, 13(6), pp e0199628.

Ili?, Z. S., Milenkovi?, L., Stanojevi?, L., Cvetkovi?, D., and Fallik, E., 2012, Effects of the modification of light intensity by color shade nets on yield and quality of tomato fruits. Scientia Horticulturae, 139, pp 90-95.

Compliance with regulations

Unknown

Other Information

Agro-dealers and agro-shops Testing of the shade nets is done by the suppliers of the nets who are mostly based in Israel. Interview with representative.

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