LEDs Are Set to Change Horticulture by Increasing Yields - Energy Watch News

LEDs Are Set to Change Horticulture by Increasing Yields

The color of LED light can be used not only to assist the growth of plants, but it can also be used to improve their year-round taste and quality and potentially increase their nutritional value. Not only this, but growing fruits and vegetables under LED light makes them less vulnerable to the threats of climate change. It is no wonder then, that interest in the role LEDs can play in farming is growing. The ability to change the color of LED light is crucial. 90 per cent of plant genes are regulated by light. So, by changing the light spectrum, it is possible to change how a plant grows, how fast it develops and its morphology. It is also possible to change the flavor, the aroma, the antioxidant content and, potentially, the amount of vitamins produced by a plant. http://luxreview.com/

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