Single-internode culm cutting of purple fountain grass.

January 5, 2017

Successful Propagation of Purple Fountain Grass From Single-Internode Culm Cuttings

In the first article of a two-part series, researchers discuss how propagation daily light integral and root-zone temperature influence root growth and development of single-internode purple fountain grass culm cuttings.

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LED lights used in greenhouse

November 4, 2016

Evaluating Greenhouse Supplemental Lighting For Young And Finished Plant Production

Researchers at Purdue and Michigan State University compare young and finished plant production under LED toplighting and HPS lamps to determine which source is most effective.

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October 27, 2016

5 Things Cannabis Growers Should Look For In A Light Deprivation System

From automation to installation, here are five things you need to know when adding a light deprivation system to your cannabis greenhouse.

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October 24, 2016

Study Shows Effectiveness Of Growing Cannabis Under LED Lighting

The study, conducted by the Wageningen University & Research Centre in The Netherlands, shows some varieties of cannabis plants grown under LED lighting may produce more medicinally active substances than if they had been grown under other intensive lighting systems.

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greenpower-led-production-module-philips-lighting

October 18, 2016

Lighting Research Center Is Surveying Growers On Supplemental Lighting

The Center, part of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is looking for commercial growers to participate in an online survey regarding supplemental greenhouse lighting.

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September 27, 2016

Check Out The Latest In Lighting Technology For Greenhouses

Manufacturers are developing several innovative lighting systems that can help growers save on energy efficiency, while improving plant quality. Here’s a look at some of their newest offerings.

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cannabis-lighting

September 24, 2016

4 Tips On Picking The Best Lighting System For Cannabis Production

From energy use to maintenance, here are some suggestions from one expert on how to ID the best lighting system for your greenhouse.

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September 21, 2016

How To Determine The Economic Viability Of LED Lighting

You can decide whether LED lighting is right for your operation by considering seven important factors that impact return on investment.

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July 24, 2016

Horticultural Lighting Conference To Take Place In Chicago In October

The one-day event is designed to provide cutting-edge information on the latest technologies and techniques impacting the advancement of the horticultural lighting market.

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Easter lilies under leds at CSU

July 10, 2016

Philips Horticulture Partners With Light4Food To Supply LED Lighting For Vertical Farms

Light4Food, which designs, produces, and mounts sustainable closed cultivation systems, stands to benefit from working with lighting experts at Philips.

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May 29, 2016

Michigan State University Offering Summer Online Course On Greenhouse And Horticultural Lighting

The seven-unit course is aimed at greenhouse and ornamental plant growers who want to learn more about the fundamental concepts of how plants respond to light quality, quantity, and duration.

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Recoup LED Costs With Help From The USDA And Illumitex

April 19, 2016

Michigan State To Host Horticulture Lighting Symposium In May

Growers and other horticulture experts looking to learn more about lighting should mark their calendars for the eighth annual International Symposium On Light In Horticulture, which will take place May 22-26, 2016, in East Lansing, MI.

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