What is the status of greenhouse farming in Spain?
The total area which is under greenhouse farming in Spain is estimated to be around 25000 hectares and in Italy, it is estimated to be 18,500 hectares. This area is mostly used for growing vegetable crops like watermelon, capsicum, strawberries, beans, cucumbers, tomatoes.
In Spain, greenhouses which are simple tunnel type are used generally without using any elaborate environmental control equipment. They will be mostly using UV stabilized polyethylene film as the cladding material.