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

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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...

Giving Plants the Green Light Giving Plants the Green Light Giving Plants the Green Light Giving Plants the Green Light


Green light is not apparently useful for plant metabolism, but it does seem to play a role in plant form and composition, as well as being...

The Effects of LEDS on Plants The Effects of LEDS on Plants The Effects of LEDS on Plants The Effects of LEDS on Plants


One of the benefits of growing with LED lights is that their spectral intensity can be customized to suit the different stages of plant...

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There’s nothing better than biting into a nice, crunchy salad made with homegrown lettuce leaves, but with frost covering the backyard...

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We’ve known for a long time that plants see light differently than humans do, and scientists continue to examine how plants respond to...

Induction Lighting: What it is and How it Works Induction Lighting: What it is and How it Works Induction Lighting: What it is and How it Works Induction Lighting: What it is and How it Works


Induction lighting uses an electronic ballast to create a high frequency that generates a small amount of energy. It then sends that energy...

The Myth of Night Light The Myth of Night Light The Myth of Night Light The Myth of Night Light


The Myth Anyone who grows poinsettias and Christmas cacti knows that controlled light exposure is crucial for flower bud development. I...