Lettuce See The Future: LED Lighting Helps Farming Go High-Tech In Japan

Humans have spent the last 10,000 years mastering agriculture. But a freak summer storm or bad drought can still mar many a well-planted harvest. Not anymore, says Japanese plant physiologist Shigeharu Shimamura, who has moved industrial-scale farming indoors thanks to special LED lights developed by GE. Working in Miyagi Prefecture in eastern Japan, which was […]

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