nonwovens in agriculture and horticulture

Nonwovens in cultivation are used to optimise the productivity of crops, gardens and greenhouses. Their protective nature means that the need for pesticides is reduced and manual labour is kept to a minimum.

The different uses are: Crop covers, Plant protection, Seed blanketsWeed control fabrics, Greenhouse shading, Root control bags, Biodegradable plant pots, Capillary matting, Landscape fabric.

The advantages of using nonwovens in agriculture and horticulture

  • Fabrics with high strength, durability and elasticity
  • Custom fit 
  • Biodegradable
  • Frost, and insect protection
  • Exceptional permeability
  • Weed control
  • Heat control
  • Sealable
  • Apertures between the intersecting fibres of nonwovens sheets are big enough to allow air and water to reach the crop but small enough to keep out insects. 
  • Good light transmission
  • Moisture absorption
  • Enhance effect of fertilizers 
  • Reduction of diseases