LED light requirements ... for greenhouses and growth rooms

E.M. Nederhoff

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LEDs have potential for use as grow lights in greenhouses to supplement low natural light levels, and also for use in growth rooms and 'plant factories' as the main light source. The light spectrum is critical. Unfortunately, it seems that there is not a simple recipe freely available for growing 'any' crop successfully long-term with LED light only.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)32-35
JournalPractical Hydroponics & Greenhouses
Publication statusPublished - 2011


  • greenhouse horticulture
  • light emitting diodes
  • greenhouse technology
  • cultural methods
  • growth chambers
  • netherlands

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