International Symposium focuses on horticultural lighting research

International Symposium focuses on horticultural lighting research

Originally published in Issue 15, October 2016 Scientists, university researchers, graduate students and industry representatives from 25 countries attended the 8th International Symposium on Light […]

Which wavelengths of light are the most effective in photosynthesis?

Which wavelengths of light are the most effective in photosynthesis?

How does light quality affect plant growth? THE COLOR OR WAVELENGTH OF LIGHT Light quality refers to the spectral distribution of light or the relative […]

Green light is more useful to plants than you might think

Green light is more useful to plants than you might think

By Qingwu (William) Meng You’re considering new LEDs for your vertical farms. What colors should you get? Would you be better off with classic red […]

Light Quality with Farmer Tyler and Dr. Ricardo Hernandez

Light Quality with Farmer Tyler and Dr. Ricardo Hernandez

Farmer Tyler visits Dr. Ricardo Hernandez at North Carolina State University to learn about light quality research and its practical applications in horticulture.   See […]

Indoor Ag-Con Done, Next Up…Lighting up ICCEA 2015

Indoor Ag-Con Done, Next Up…Lighting up ICCEA 2015

The 2015 Indoor Ag-Con Las Vegas was (like always) an excellent event.  It was a chance to hear from business leaders from outside the industry, […]

Supplemental Greenhouse Lighting: Are You Using the Right Kind of Light?

Supplemental Greenhouse Lighting: Are You Using the Right Kind of Light?

Much like selecting the lights for your Christmas tree based on size, shape, and color to create the perfect, nostalgic effect; selecting the appropriate supplemental […]