Lighting

Is Green Light Useful to Plants?

Fact or fiction: Green light is not useful for photosynthesis. While I don’t hear or read this statement as often as I used to, it is a myth that continues to be perpetuated by people... more »

DLI ‘Requirements’

The DLI refers to the daily light integral, which simplistically is the total amount of photosynthetic light delivered to plants each day. More technically, it is the integrated photon flux density between 400 and 700... more »

Signify to Open North American Production Facility

Signify  has announced plans to significantly reduce delivery times for Philips GreenPower LED customers in North America as it adds a horti LED production line at its existing luminaire factory in Camargo, Mexico. Previously, the... more »

Fluence Announces Key Leadership Hires

To further scale its solutions and services, Fluence Bioengineering has announced three key hires that underscore the company’s commitment to support the global horticulture industry. The new hires are: Lorrie Schultz, senior vice president of... more »

Fluence Names GM for EMEA Region

Fluence Bioengineering has appointed Timo Bongartz as general manager for the EMEA region. He will be supporting growers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Bongartz has extensive experience advising growers and researchers from across... more »

How to select an LED light fixture

Selecting an LED Fixture

Horticultural lighting fixtures containing arrays of lightemitting diodes (LEDs) abound. Established plant lighting companies, companies with general illumination but not horticultural lighting expertise, and small start up companies are increasingly developing and marketing them. With... more »

Signify Expands GrowWise Control System

Signify has expanded its GrowWise Control System to fit seamlessly with conventional climate control and greenhouse management systems and make it even easier to operate. The system, which was introduced last year, allows growers and researchers to... more »

Dates Set for 2019 Griffin Grower & Retailer Expos

Dates have been set for the 2019 Griffin Grower & Retailer Expos. The company will return to Massachusetts and Pennsylvania to host two Expo events this year, each spanning two days. The Massachusetts Expo will... more »

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