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Does Light Quantity Trump Light Quality?

Posted By MNLA eNews, Wednesday, December 27, 2017

When we think about lighting of plants, the different dimensions we consider are light quantity (intensity), light quality (spectrum), photoperiod (hours of light per day) and uniformity. Usually, we think of these four parameters independently, but we know that they interact with each other to regulate plant growth and development. Therefore, when considering photoperiodic or supplemental greenhouse lighting, we should consider these factors simultaneously. Here’s a brief summary of these two lighting applications.

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