LEDs for greenhouse lighting

E.M. Nederhoff

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    Abstract

    Light Emitting Diodes (LED's) are a promising technology for greenhouse lighting with their efficiency to activate plant photosynthesis potentially higher in red LEDs than in HPS lamps. Due to their particular light colour, LEDs can initiate special effects in plants or steer plant processes and plant balance
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)32-40
    JournalPractical Hydroponics & Greenhouses
    Volume2010
    Issue number110
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

    Keywords

    • market gardens
    • protected cultivation
    • greenhouses
    • illumination
    • light emitting diodes
    • photosynthesis
    • light
    • light regime
    • staining
    • red light
    • greenhouse horticulture
    • led lamps

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