Archive for February, 2011

Other consideration for select grow lights

February 21, 2011

Besides price, shapes, sizes ranges, there is another factor you need to consider. For example, The amount of daylight varies across the country. In some regions, the length of daylight changes quickly. Like in Oregon, the day will be three minutes shorter tomorrow than it was today. That means supplemental lighting requirements will change fairly […]

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Plant & LED Grow Light

February 19, 2011

While there\’s plenty of information available on plant lighting, there\’s no resource available that focus on the fundamentals of how plants utilize light, types of plant lights available and how the sun compares to commercial indoor plant lights. Light consists of many units of energy called photons. Light is both visible and invisible. Invisible light […]

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Requirements for Supplemental Lighting-LED grow light

February 17, 2011

Workplace illumination is a normal requirement for greenhouses, and flower growers need to be aware that low light intensities of light can modify plant development (e.g. flowering, dormancy). The use of supplemental lighting is an issue with respect to “light pollution”. Supplemental lighting-LED grow light is used for several purposes within greenhouse systems: • LED […]

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Types of Grow light

February 16, 2011

Different color of light will make different effect to plants. Light on either end of the spectrum, blue light or red light, have the greatest impact on photosynthesis. Blue light, referred to as cool light, encourages compact bushy growth. Red light, on the opposite end of the spectrum, triggers a hormone response which creates blooms. […]

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