Spectrum Degradation Lowers Profits

Growers are losing money by not changing lampsHow grow lamp spectrum degradation affects your yields and your bottom line. For years, growers have known that spectrum degradation happens even though the human eye can’t see it happening. What they can see is the diminishing yields the longer they leave lights running. With the rapid expansion…

Beyond PAR Lighting

How light affects plant growth outside of 400-700 nanometers Efforts are underway to establish minimum lighting requirements for indoor cultivation of plants. Lighting fixtures will have to produce a minimum PPF (Photosynthetic Photon Flux) of 1.6 μmol/Joule to meet this new standard. While this may sound like a step in a positive direction, this metric…