“Tomaten geteeld met zout smaken beter”

Posted on July 12, 2017


The doctorate of Bart Van de Wal (defended on 23rd of May 2017) got quite some media attention this past few week. Kathy was interviewed for a segment in the evening VTM news (national television channel) and an article appeared on the website of VTM (link below).

Other news station and online blogs also picked up the news and shared it.

• Link to the VTM news article: https://nieuws.vtm.be/binnenland/tomaten-gekweekt-met-zout-smaken-beter
• Link to the interview with Kathy: http://www.plantecology.ugent.be/video/20170712_VTMnieuws_docBart.mov
• Link to the doctorate: https://biblio.ugent.be/publication/8520699

News articles:

• UGent: https://www.ugent.be/nl/actueel/persberichten/tomaten-gekweekt-met-zout-smaken-lekkerder
• De Standaard: http://www.standaard.be/cnt/dmf20170712_02969165
• Het Nieuwsblad: http://www.nieuwsblad.be/cnt/dmf20170712_02969166
• VILT: http://www.vilt.be/tomaten-geteeld-met-zout-water-smaken-beter
• AgriHolland: https://www.agriholland.nl/nieuws/artikel.html?id=193448
• …

Keywords: Bart Van de Wal, doctorate, Kathy Steppe, national news, tomatoes, VTM.