Lighting

Greenhouse lighting efficacy

LEDs: More than μmol×J–1

Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are known for their efficiency at converting electricity into light. For most plant applications, we are primarily interested in how much of the light emitted is within the photosynthetically active waveband (PAR),... more »

GLASE Webinar to Highlight CEA Research Programs

On June 24, GLASE (Greenhouse Lighting & Systems Engineering) will host a roundtable with six young CEA professors as part of its webinar series. During this webinar, followed by a Q&A section, the audience will... more »

Fluence, Prospiant Team Up on Lighting Technology

Fluence by OSRAM, a global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for horticulture, commercial cannabis and food production, and Prospiant, a Cincinnati, Ohio-based provider of complete ecosystems for controlled environment agriculture (CEA), recently announced that... more »

Not All DLIs Are the Same

Sunlight gets scarce during the winter season. However, many plants are grown in winter for sale during the busy spring season. Electric lights, either HPS or LEDs, may be needed to supplement the light that... more »

How LED Lighting from Current Is Feeding Thousands in Texas

{Sponsored} Located at the State Fair of Texas®, Big Tex Urban Farms is part innovation lab, part production facility and fully on a mission to grow fresh produce for food-desert communities. A food-desert area is... more »

Light Fixtures and Their Photon Fluxes

Until recently, there were only three major types of lighting fixtures used for the production of plants in controlled environments: incandescent bulbs for photoperiodic lighting, high-pressure sodium fixtures for supplemental lighting in greenhouses, and fluorescent... more »

LED Grow Lighting 101 Whitepaper

{Sponsored} Check out “LED Grow Lighting: A Guide to Greater Yields, More Harvests and Higher Profits," for an in-depth technical overview of the impact of light on plant growth from GE Current, a Daintree company.... more »

P.L. Light Systems Celebrates 40th Anniversary

P.L. Light Systems has reached an exciting milestone, as the company celebrates 40 years of delivering professional grow light systems to the horticulture industry. The company distributes products across the U.S., Canada and South American... more »

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