Researchers at Michigan State University tested the effectiveness of various colors of LEDs. Read on to learn how they affected flowering. By Qingwu (William) Meng and Erik Runkle Greenhouse Product News (GPN) originally published this article in December, 2014. Flowering
LEDs are increasingly being used by commercial greenhouse growers, but their spectra vary and sometimes there is confusion about their flowering application. By Qingwu (William) Meng and Erik Runkle Michigan State University Extension originally published this article in July, 2016.
By Qingwu (William) Meng Like lots of millennials, I like to spend some time on a smartphone or tablet before going to sleep. It has been a habit deeply ingrained thanks to incredible advances in mobile technology. However, it brings about one negative side
By Qingwu (William) Meng and Erik Runkle Greenhouse Management originally published this article in October, 2015. When the natural days are short (October to March), lighting during the middle of the night (night interruption, NI) can create long days. The spectrum
We are thrilled to launch LightHort today! Our motto is “transform horticulture with light”. LightHort is a blog dedicated to communicating the latest scientific findings on light in horticulture to the public. The goal is to inform scientists and interested audiences alike of