Josh Gerovac

Josh Gerovac is a horticulture scientist at Fluence Bioengineering. He has spent the last decade working in controlled environment agriculture, ranging from growth chambers to commercial greenhouses. His research and practice is focused on the influence of light intensity and spectral light quality from sole-source LEDs on growth, morphology, and nutrient content of edible, ornamental, and medicinal crop production. He has a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture Production and Marketing, and a Master of Science in Horticulture, both from Purdue University.
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How to Optimize the Strength of Hydroponic Nutrient Solutions How to Optimize the Strength of Hydroponic Nutrient Solutions How to Optimize the Strength of Hydroponic Nutrient Solutions How to Optimize the Strength of Hydroponic Nutrient Solutions


Accurately measuring the concentration of your nutrient solution being applied to your crops is critical for optimizing yields, but don’t...

Learn Your LEDs: Lighting Metrics for Growers Learn Your LEDs: Lighting Metrics for Growers Learn Your LEDs: Lighting Metrics for Growers Learn Your LEDs: Lighting Metrics for Growers


Josh Gerovac points growers in the right direction to get the most out of their LED lights and better understand how they help plants grow.

Why Humans Use Lumens and Plants Use PAR Why Humans Use Lumens and Plants Use PAR Why Humans Use Lumens and Plants Use PAR Why Humans Use Lumens and Plants Use PAR


Humans need light to perceive color and brightness while plants need light to support photosynthesis. Using the correct metrics and...

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