How Light Affects Plants

We are still just learning about the many ways light and its entire spectrum affects plant growth. What we do know, is that plants sense light differently than humans. The human eye might not notice any difference in light intensity or subtle shifts in spectrum over as few as six months. Your plants will.

Glossary for Growers

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M|N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z| A Acoustic Resonance: Occurs when the electrical current to the lamp is unstable causing luminous fluctuation. Can lead to damage or breaking of the arc tube. Air-cooled Reflector: An HID light reflector with an exhaust hole on either side to allow air to flow through the reflector and cool the lamp. Alternating Current (AC):…