The purpose of this fact sheet is to introduce greenhouse vegetable production as a potential business opportunity. The focus of this profile is on the key management issues associated with producing and marketing greenhouse vegetables in Alberta. This overview is not intended to be a substitute for individuals making their own thorough assessment of all the key factors that would influence the success of their individual operation.
This fact sheet provides information about the development of greenhouse lettuce growing techniques.
Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV) is an emerging disease in Canadian greenhouses. This disease is an increasing threat to cucumber and potentially to other greenhouse vegetable crops. The damage CGMMV causes to cucumbers can be extensive and can result in substantial yield losses and a lower market value.