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Vertical Farming, Plant Factory Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020

Vertical Farming, Plant Factory Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020

WinterGreen Research announces that it has published a new Plant Factory. Vertical Farming study. The 2014 study has 455 pages, 233 tables and figures. Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the food supply for the world starts to adopt automated process. Grow lights have become more sophisticated and less expensive to run as solar and wind energy are adopted by greenhouses and plant factories.

Plant Factory (PF), vertical farming is a closed environment in which plants are grown under lights in shelves stacked one on another. All the elements needed for plant growth are artificially controlled, a process that removes detrimental influences such as pesticides and poor weather conditions. Traditional agriculture lives at the mercy of the elements. A plant factory is run based on science. Science is used to produce plants based on carefully controlled spectrum best for plant growth, to produce plants of a fixed quality, quantity, cost, time to harvest, and tuned to control the sale price..

Plant factory weed control is able to achieve crop-yield increases. Robot technology is deploying machines for weed control, promising to improve crop yields. Robots make the crops safer by eliminating or virtually eliminating herbicides. Downstream processing system solutions and robots achieve automation of process. Robots meet stringent hygiene and safety regulations, work tirelessly 24 hours a day, and relieve human workers of physically arduous tasks. Robots contribute to the freshness, variety and quality of food. Projects are ongoing.

High value crops are a target of agricultural robotic development. What could be tastier than a strawberry, perfectly formed, and perfectly ripened? New plant factories that grow fruits and vegetables on shelves indoors are able to improve the delivery of consistent quality food, and to implement efficiency in managing food production.

Strawberries are a high profit crop. A new generation of plant factories have just been born making it forever spring in the strawberry growing business. Strawberry Harvesters with the world's most advanced technology to give maximum performance to a plant factory. Harvesting robots can optimize the productivity of the farming business. Growers can get the best results in a berry farm using automated process. Automated picking collection systems improve labor productivity, give speed and agility to harvest operations.

Food factories produce organic vegetables. This represents a next step in the application of automated process to everyday life. Automated process for farming provides immediate help for food stores. Plant factories support farming practices that are not dependent on the climate. Food factories produce organic vegetables 24 hours a day. With the land available for farming depleting quickly, new types of farming are evolving.


This is the 596th report in a series of primary market research reports that provide forecasts in communications, telecommunications, the Internet, computer, software, telephone equipment, health equipment, and energy. Automated process and significant growth potential are a priority in topic selection. The project leaders take direct responsibility for writing and preparing each report. They have significant experience preparing industry studies.

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  • PLANT FACTORY, VERTICAL FARMING EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Plant Factory, Vertical Farming Market Driving Forces
      • Table PLANT FACTORY MARKET DRIVING FORCES
      • Plant Factory Vertical Farming Benefits
        • Table VERTICAL FARMING BENEFITS
        • Table PLANT FACTORY BENEFITS
        • Table PLANT FACTORY ADVANTAGES
      • Harvested Leafy Vegetables
      • Plant Factory Spectral Output And Color Temperature Of Light Can Be Adjusted
      • Plant Factory Vertical Farming Challenges
        • Table PLANT FACTORY CHALLENGES
      • Commitment To Sustainable Agriculture
      • Wheat, Maize And Rice
      • Efficiency of LED Grow Lights
    • Plant Factory Vertical Farming Market Shares
    • Plant Factory Market Forecasts
  • PLANT FACTORY MARKET DESCRIPTION AND DYNAMICS
    • Plant Factories Allow Three-Dimensional Cultivation
      • Table PLANT FACTORY ADVANTAGES
      • Table PLANT FACTORY BENEFITS
      • Table PFAL IS A PLANT PRODUCTION FACILITY COMPONENTS
    • High-Tech Urban Farming Solution: Vertical Farming
      • Table ADVANTAGES OF VERTICAL FARMING
      • Plant Factory Self-Sufficient Farming
      • Vertical Farming
        • Table VERTICAL FARMING ISSUES ADDRESSED
        • Table VERTICAL FARMING BENEFITS:
    • Plant Factory Definition
    • Container System Anytime, Healthy And Quality Seedling Production
      • Artificial Seedling Cultivation System Using A Container Provides Cost Performance
      • 6Compact Seedling Vegetable Cultivation System
    • Vertical Farming: Cities Could Be Food Producers
    • Photosynthesis
    • Light Reactions Increase Plant Yield
    • Japanese Plant Factory
      • Plant Factories
        • Table PLANT FACTORY CONTROL ASPECTS
        • Table PLANT FACTORY SYSTEMS CONTROL
    • Organic Farming
      • Size Fan For Traditional Lighting System
        • Table CALCULATIONS OF THE SIZE OF FARMING FAN REQUIRED USING MEASUREMENTS
      • LED Lighting System
    • Hydroponics
      • Table LED PLANT GROWTH LIGHTING SYSTEM TARGET MARKETS
      • Table LED DIODE-BASED LIGHTING ADVANTAGES:
  • PLANT FACTORY, VERTICAL FARMING MARKET SHARES AND FORECASTS
    • Plant Factory, Vertical Farming Market Driving Forces
      • Table PLANT FACTORY MARKET DRIVING FORCES
      • Plant Factory Vertical Farming Benefits
        • Table VERTICAL FARMING BENEFITS
        • Table PLANT FACTORY BENEFITS
        • Table PLANT FACTORY ADVANTAGES
      • Harvested Leafy Vegetables
      • Plant Factory Spectral Output And Color Temperature Of Light Can Be Adjusted
      • Plant Factory Vertical Farming Challenges
        • Table PLANT FACTORY CHALLENGES
      • Commitment To Sustainable Agriculture
      • Wheat, Maize And Rice
    • Plant Factory Vertical Farming Market Shares
      • Japanese Plant Factory
      • Japan Has the Most Plant-Factories
        • Table PLANT FACTORY, VERTICAL FARMING MARKET SHARES, JAPAN, DOLLARS, WORLDWIDE, 2013
      • Taiwan Has The World's Most Advanced Plant-Factory Technologies
        • Table PLANT FACTORY, VERTICAL FARMING MARKET SHARES, TAIWAN, DOLLARS, WORLDWIDE, 2013
      • Taiwan Plant Factory
      • Plant Factory China Changchun Agricultural Expo Park
        • Table PLANT FACTORY, VERTICAL FARMING MARKET SHARES, CHINA, DOLLARS, WORLDWIDE, 2013
      • Ever Light Electronics Co. Ltd. Plant Farm
      • LED Manufacturer: Everlight Electronics
      • Spread Co
      • Han Hai Precision
      • Pacific Construction Company
      • Gotham Greens
      • AeroFarms
      • Granpa Co
      • Nihon Advanced Agri Life Science Business
      • Iwasaki Revenue
      • Iwasaki EYE Hortilux
      • Philips Plant Sensitivity For Colors Of Light
      • Philips Agrosun(R) Gold
      • Best Green Life Vegetable Garden LED Kit for Indoor Garden
      • Efficiency of LED Grow Lights
    • Plant Factory Market Forecasts
      • Plant Factory Market Segment Forecasts Dollars, Worldwide,
        • Table LED GROW LIGHT MARKET SEGMENTS, WORLDWIDE, 2014-2020
      • Large Warehouse Plant Factory Market Segment Forecasts Dollars, Worldwide,
      • Home / Restaurant / Apartment Plant Factory Market Forecasts
      • Community, Grocery, Employee Garden Plant Factory Market Forecasts
      • Green House - Vertical Farm Plant Factory Market Forecasts
      • Dialysis Patients
      • Development Of Plant Factories Has Challenges
      • Plant Factories Are Not Meant To Replace Traditional Agriculture
      • Visible Natural Light Has A Spectrum For Growth
      • Growth Light Spectrum Positioning
    • Plant Factory Prices
      • Table COST OF INVESTMENT TO BUILD A PLANT FACTORY
      • Table PLANT FACTORY REVENUE
      • Table PLANT FACTORY YIELD IMPROVEMENTS
      • Table PLANT FACTORY VEGETABLE COSTS
    • Plant Factory Market Control Systems
      • Plant Factory Construction Market
      • Ubiquitous Environment Control Systems
      • HPS
      • MH
      • Operating Cost Per Hour For A Light
      • Plant Factory Control Systems Solutions
    • Plant Factory Regional Analysis
      • Table PLANT FACTORY REGIONAL MARKET SEGMENTS, 2013
      • Growth Markets
      • Plant Factory Operations in Japan
      • Taiwan
      • New Plant factory Construction in Japan
  • PLANT FACTORY DESCRIPTION
    • Plant Factories Japan
      • Table PLANT FACTORY CROPS ACROSS JAPAN
      • Table PFALS, PLANT FACTORIES, COMPONENTS
    • Spread Co.
      • Table SPREAD CO ACHIEVED PRODUCTION OF 7.3 MILLION POTS OF LETTUCE PER YEAR
      • Table SPREAD CO. KAMEOKA VEGETABLE FACTORY FEATURES
    • Grandpa Dome
      • Granpa Co Business Description
      • Granpa Co Plant Factory Features
      • JGC / Granpa Co., Ltd.
    • Nihon Advanced Agri Co.,Ltd
      • Nihon Advanced Agri Life Science Business
      • Nihon Advanced Agri Control of Light Quality
        • Table NIHON ADVANCED AGRI BASIC CULTIVATION RESEARCH RESULTS
      • Nihon Advanced Agri Wave Length "Wide-Band" LED Lamps
        • Table NIHON ADVANCED AGRI PROXIMITY LIGHTING
        • Table NIHON ADVANCED AGRI PHOTON FLUX DENSITY
        • Table NIHON ADVANCED AGRI BUSINESS PLANT FACTORY
      • Nihon Advanced Agri HEFL
        • Table NIHON ADVANCED AGRI HEFL LIGHTING TECHNOLOGY FEATURES
      • Nihon Advanced Agri Vegetable Cultivation System Using HEFL Lighting Units
      • Nihon Advanced Agri Efficient, Energy-Saving HEFL
      • Nihon Advanced Agri Cultivation Without Using Agrichemicals
      • Nihon Advanced Agri Scheduled Production For Stable Supply
      • Nihon Advanced Agri LED and HEFL Lighting System
    • Cosmo Farm Iwamizawa City, Hokkaido
    • Social Welfare Corporation Cupid-Fair Plant Factory-
    • Iwasaki EYE Hortilux
      • Iwasaki Electric, Ltd
    • Aizufujikako Co., Ltd
    • Ryobi Group
    • Plant Factories Taiwan
      • Table NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY'S DEPARTMENT OF BIO-INDUSTRIAL MECHATRONICS ENGINEERING IDENTIFICATION OF PLANT FARM ISSUES
      • Table NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY'S DEPARTMENT OF BIO-INDUSTRIAL MECHATRONICS ENGINEERING IDENTIFICATION OF PLANT FARM RETURN ON INVESTMENT (ROI) ISSUES
    • Ever Light Electronics Co. Ltd. Plant Farm
      • Everlight Electronics License To Develop IEDA Home Based Plant Factories
    • Genesis Photonics Company Taiwan Plant Factory
    • Han Hai Precision
      • Hon Hai Partners
    • Pacific Construction Company
    • Nano Bio Light Technology Co., Ltd.
      • Table NANO BIO LIGHT TECHNOLOGY PLANT FACTORY SCIENTIFIC BASIS
    • Taiwan YaSai Lab Plant Factory Information Systems
    • Red Plum Plant Factory
    • J&D Restaurant Plant Factory Taiwan
    • Cal-Comp Biotech Plant Factory Taiwan
    • Ting-Mao Plant Factory Taiwan
    • Genesis Photonics Plant Farm
    • Wei Chuan Foods
      • Wei Chuan Foods Plant Factory Meeting Exhibit
    • Delta Electronics Inc () Plant Factory in Taiwan
    • Epistar
    • Formosa Epitaxy
    • Chinese Plant Factories
    • Jingpeng Plant Factory
    • Korea
    • JiSung Global Co., Ltd
      • JiSung Global BioFarm Seedling Set LED Indoor House Plant Cultivator Module
    • Robotech
    • Insung Tech Co Ltd
    • Best Green Life Co., Ltd.
      • Best Green Life LED Hydroponic Cultivator
      • Best Green Life Vegetable Garden LED Kit for Indoor Garden
    • Gimpo EUM Plant Factory
    • Chinese Plant Factories
    • Beijing IEDA Protected Horticulture Home Based Plant Factory
      • Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development in Agriculture (IEDA) Home-Based Plant Factory
      • Changchun Agricultural Expo Park
    • India
    • US Plant Factories
    • Gotham Greens
      • Gotham Greens' Integration with Whole Foods Market
    • AeroFarms
      • Table AEROFARMS PLANT FACTORY FOCUS
      • AeroFarms Aeroponics Grows Plants In A Mist
        • Table AEROFARMS AEROPONICS FUNCTIONS
      • AeroFarms Cloth Root Medium
      • AeroFarms LED Lighting
        • Table AEROFARMS LIGHT EMITTING DIODE (LED) LIGHTING VERTICAL FARMING SYSTEMS ADVANTAGES
        • Table AEROFARMS LIGHT EMITTING DIODE (LED) LIGHTING FARMING ADVANTAGES
      • AeroFarms Modularity
    • Green Spirit Farms (GSF) Michigan and Pennsylvania Vertical Farms
      • Pennsylvania Builds World's Largest Vertical Farm
      • Green Spirit Farms
    • Google Vertical Farms
    • Philips In the US
    • Alterrus Systems and subsidiary Local Garden Vancouver
    • The Greenhouse Vertical Farm in Florida
    • MIT CityFARM Indoor Farming
    • Farmed Here Vertical Farm In Bedford Park, Illinois
    • The Plant Vertical Farm In Illinois
    • Green Spirit Farms in New Buffalo, Michigan
    • Mega' Indoor Vertical Farm: Chicago Suburb
    • Vertical 'Pinkhouses Urban Farming
    • Purdue University
    • Caliber Biotherapeutics
    • Famgro Farms
    • Alegría Farm's Vertical Units
    • European Plant Factories
    • Philips and Greenhouse Grower Deliscious
      • Philips / Deliscious Case Study
      • Philips Vitro Plus Plant Factory
      • Philips Plant Factory From seedling to plant under LED lighting
      • Philips Horticulture Lamps
    • Netherlands Plant Factories
    • LEDHydroponics.co.uk
      • LEDHydroponics Benefits Of LED Grow Light
      • Quantum LED Lights Growing Results
      • Quantum LED Light Absorption
  • PLANT FACTORY TECHNOLOGY
    • Plant Factory Technology Leverages Buildings
      • Table PLANT FACTORY TECHNOLOGY ASPECTS
    • Urban Vertical Plant Farm Concept
      • Mithun Architecture Vision of Urban Farming
    • Vertical Farming Key Technologies
      • Table VERTICAL FARMING KEY TECHNOLOGIES
      • Production Line for Plants
      • Plant Factory Light Source Control System
      • Modular Plant Factories
      • AeroFarms Aeroponics Grows Plants In A Mist
        • Table AEROFARMS AEROPONICS FUNCTIONS
    • Green Spirit Farms (GSF) Vertical Farms Example
    • White LED Light Provides Good Wave Length For Leafy Vegetables
    • Red-White LED Light Good For All Vegetables
    • Healthy Foods
      • Plant Factory Growing of Stalk of Tsuburina
      • Salt content in Tsuburina
      • Cultivation of Tsuburina
      • Tsuburina Ingredients Have Prophylactic Effects
      • Inositol Group of Foods
      • Beta-carotene
      • Vitamin K
      • Proline
      • Minerals
    • Blue-white LED Light Used For Healthy Forming And Increasing Vitamins
    • HELF Units Relation Between Lighting Distance vs PPF
  • AGRICULTURAL PLANT FACTORY COMPANY PROFILES
    • AeroFarms
    • Aizufujikako Co., Ltd.
      • Aizufujikako Business Description
      • Aizufujikako Features and Selling Points
        • Table AIZUFUJIKAKO PLANT FACTORY FEATURES
    • Everlight Electronics
      • Everlight Electronics Revenue
    • Genesis Photonics (GPI)
      • Genesis Photonics Year 2014 Revenue
      • Genesis Photonics 3D COB
    • Gotham Greens
    • Granpa Co., Ltd.
      • Business description
      • Granpa Co Features
      • JGC / Granpa Co., Ltd.
    • Hon Hai
      • Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co. Ltd.
      • Hon Hai Precision Industry Ltd / Foxconn
      • Hon Hai Group Plant Factories
      • Hon Hai Partners
      • Hon Hai Establishes First LED Street Light Production Line in Guizhou
    • Hydrofarm
      • Hydrofarm Manufacturer Of Hydroponics Equipment And High-Intensity Grow Lights
        • Table HYDROFARM ONE-STOP SOLUTIONS
        • Table HYDROFARM LOCATIONS
        • Table HYDROFARM PROFILE
      • Hydrofarm AgroSun Gold Halide
    • Inventec
    • Iwasaki Electric
      • Iwasaki Revenue
      • Iwasaki's Quality Oriented Culture
      • Iwasaki EYE Hortilux™
      • EYE Lighting International of North America
    • JGC
      • JGC / Granpa Co., Ltd.
    • Jingpeng Solar Powered Plant Factory
    • Natural Vitality
    • Nihon Advanced Agri Corporation
      • Nihon Advanced Agri Evolves Agriculture Into Cosmetics And Wellness
        • Table NIHON ADVANCED AGRI BUSINESS ACTIVITIES
      • Nihon Advanced Agri
      • Business Description
      • Nihon Advanced Agri Features
      • Nihon Advanced Agri Plant Factory Business
    • Ozu Corporation
    • Philips Horticulture Lamps
      • Philips Lighting Positioning
      • Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands
      • Philips Enables Consumer Lifestyle
      • Philips Lighting
      • Philips Market Opportunity
      • Phiips Visicu
      • Philips Addresses Healthcare Landscape
        • Table PHILIPS POSITIONS TO SIMPLIFY GLOBAL HEALTHCARE DELIVERY FOR THE LONG TERM
        • Table PHILIPS HEALTHCARE DELIVERY PRODUCT POSITIONING
      • Philips/Respironics Monitoring Solution Powered By Cinterion TC65i:
      • Royal Philips Revenue
      • Philips Healthcare Revenue
      • Philips Lighting Revenue
      • Philips Partnerships and Acquisitions
      • Philips Accelerate! Positioning
    • Rockwool(R) Group
      • Grodan Rockwool Grow Blocks
    • Rambridge
    • Ringdale ActiveLED(R)
    • Ryobi Holdings
      • Ryobi Holdings Co., Ltd. Company Information
      • Ryobi Holdings Business Description
      • Ryobi Holdings Features
    • Spread Co., Ltd. Company Information
      • Spread Co Business Description
      • Spread Co Features
    • Tingyi International / Wei Chuan Foods

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