Erica Hernandez

Erica Hernandez is a senior at the University of Arizona, pursuing a bachelor's degree in plant sciences. While working for the university, she has gained experience producing crops both indoors and out, from small-scale greenhouse lettuce production projects to biomass production analyses conducted in tightly controlled environment chambers.

Articles by Erica Hernandez


When Reds & Blues Collide: Understanding Light-Related Plant Physiology When Reds & Blues Collide: Understanding Light-Related Plant Physiology When Reds & Blues Collide: Understanding Light-Related Plant Physiology When Reds & Blues Collide: Understanding Light-Related Plant Physiology


Plants growing under a combination of red and blue lights tend to perform better than plants growing under either color alone. True or...

Automating Your Indoor Garden Automating Your Indoor Garden Automating Your Indoor Garden Automating Your Indoor Garden


The tools for automating a growroom are becoming simpler and simpler to incorporate into our systems, freeing up a lot of our time. Which...

Anatomy of a Fluorescent Grow Light Anatomy of a Fluorescent Grow Light Anatomy of a Fluorescent Grow Light Anatomy of a Fluorescent Grow Light


Understanding how a fluorescent grow light works can help growers provide their indoor plants with the light energy needed for optimal...

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