Daily Light Integral (DLI)

Daily Light Integral (DLI) is the amount of Photosynthetic Active Radiation (PAR) photons accumulated in a square meter each day. In other words, it is a measurement of how much light is reaching a particular area, in terms of PAR, over a 24-hour period. DLI is expressed as mols of light per square meter per…

Photosynthesis, Photomorphogenesis & Other Photo-words

Photosynthesis, Photomorphogenesis & Other Photo-words Sunlight is the main source of energy plants need, meaning light is the most important aspect to plant growth. Without it, plants just wouldn’t survive. The process by which plants convert that light into usable energy is called photosynthesis. This energy (or food) is then used to develop the plant…