Lighting

An Overview of Long-Day Lighting

Long-day lighting refers to the delivery of long photoperiods, or day lengths, to regulate the flowering of plants. More specifically, when the days are naturally short, the delivery of electric lighting can delay or prevent... more »

Lighting young plant propagation

Indoor Grow Rooms Can Improve the Success of Young Plant Propagation

Although light is a critical factor in the propagation of plants produced from seed and vegetative cuttings, it is only one of the components of propagation. “Initially the light conditions are important, including light quality... more »

Horticulture’s History with Disruptive Technology: LED Lighting Takes Its Turn

Our greenhouse industry has an impressive history of embracing disruptive change and each of us has a personal perspective regarding time and change. One reference point for all of us is measured in terms of... more »

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 »

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
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