Entries by Josh Ogg

Why PAR is Important to Your Grow Lights

Why PAR is Important to Your Grow Lights PAR is the acronym for Photosynthetically Active Radiation. It specifically refers to the wavelengths of visible light that are primarily used by green plants to fuel the chlorophyll that feeds the plants. Managers of indoor plant growing facilities might be tempted simply to increase all wavelengths of […]

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Pro Tips for Indoor Growing with LED Lighting

Pro Tips for Indoor Growing with LED Lighting Indoor cultivation of any type of crop requires management of many more variables than traditional outdoor cultivation. This is great for professional growers because of the finely tuned control mechanisms, but it comes with its share of challenges to get the specs just right. Indoor growing with […]

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Improving the Flavor of Food with Variable LED Grow Cycles

Improving the Flavor of Food with Variable LED Grow Cycles Recent university studies have demonstrated that different wavelengths of light have a direct effect on the production of the volatile compounds that control the taste and aroma characteristics of food plants. LED lighting engineers and botanists are now teaming up to use the results of […]