Lighting

Including Far Red in an LED Lighting Spectrum

Far red (FR) is a one of the radiation (or light) wavebands that regulates plant growth and development. Many people consider FR as radiation with wav... more »

Managing Light Pollution

Greenhouse owners and operators are increasingly adding supplemental lighting to increase plant growth. The virtues of high-intensity lighting have be... more »

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 a... 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 prop... 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 co... 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 techni... 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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