Lighting in greenhouses and vertical farms course at Wageningen University

Course: Lighting in greenhouses and vertical farms

3-5 April 2017

Wageningen, The Netherlands

Do you want to improve the use of LED lighting in greenhouse production or vertical farming? Would you like to know how to reduce energy use and carbon foot print, how to improve production, or how to improve quality? Do you want to understand the different characteristics of light and how they affect physiological plant processes? Then this course might be valuable for you.

Wageningen University and Research centre is the “knowledge heart” of the Dutch Greenhouse Horticulture, which is the most advanced and productive in the world. In this course on lighting in greenhouses and vertical farms Wageningen UR scientists will share their unique knowledge with international students, researchers, and horticultural and light experts. The course will be held in Wageningen, The Netherlands, from 3 to 5 April, 2017.

 

This course gives participants an in- depth view on:

  • Perception of light by plants
  • Major plant physiological and morphological processes affected by light
  • How lighting can be used effectively in greenhouses and vertical farms
  • The different characteristics of light and how to measure.

For more information: http://www.wur.nl/en/activity/Lighting-in-greenhouses-and-vertical-farms-2017.htm