Lighting


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Why hasn’t LED technology been widely adopted by growers and greenhouses?

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There are tools and instruments that can make your life as a grower a little easier once you have the basic equipment up and running.

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Alan Ray sits down with Carey Mitchell, professor of horticulture at Purdue University, to discuss the pros and cons of LED lighting for...

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A closer look at how to tackle 10 of the most common problems cannabis growers may face in the grow room.

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Grow lights are a great tool for making the growing process more efficient, but they can also be harmful to the plant if not used correctly.

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For hydroponic growers to get the most yield as well as energy efficiency from a crop, Nancy Hamilton recommends getting a grow light with...

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A multi-tiered set-up in an indoor garden or greenhouse can best utilize light and make the most of floor space, but configuration takes...

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In a greenhouse, you have the ability to cultivate plants efficiently with indoor quality and outdoor quantity while greatly reducing your...

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Indoor and outdoor growing are no longer distinct schools of thought. Greenhouse cultivators have combined the practices to create a new,...

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Light leaks in your sealed growroom can be disastrous for some kinds of plants. They can also be a sign that more than just light is...

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New research now reveals that previously dismissed green light can also drive plant growth. Fluence Bioengineering’s chief innovation...

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While it’s not fully understood exactly how far-red lighting impacts plants, Ian Ashdown examines a few interesting things we know about...

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Selecting the right ballast for your grow set-up can be a daunting task with many variables to consider. But if you follow Chris Bond’s...

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Cannabis plants have specific requirements when it comes to lighting, and your grow room may have its limitations. Choosing the right...

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LED grow lights bring definite benefits, but choosing the right product usually proves to be quite challenging. Here are the most important...

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With urban and vertical growing becoming more of a necessity than a trend, better information is being sought to provide a baseline on how...

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Energy is a loaded word. It allows our lights to turn on, it can result in deadly radiation and, most importantly, it regulates how...

The Complexities of Defining and Measuring Light Energy The Complexities of Defining and Measuring Light Energy The Complexities of Defining and Measuring Light Energy The Complexities of Defining and Measuring Light Energy


Light energy is an extremely complex property to measure. In order to better understand light energy and its relation to our world, we have...

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Deciding which indoor horticultural lighting to purchase for your growroom can be a confusing endeavor. To make the process smoother, Kent...

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