Research Proves LED Lighting Improves Flower Growth Compare to HPS Lighting

To prove the advantages of LED lighting in horticultural applications, researchers at the University of Guelph, Canada, tried to find out to what degree LED advancements could benefit greenhouses. The team cultivated three varieties of cut gerbera under both LED

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DLC Updates Horticultural Lighting Testing and Reporting Requirements

The DesignLights Consortium recently announced an incremental update to the Testing and Reporting Requirements for Horticultural Lighting as Version 1.1. These revisions are designed to streamline the qualification process for horticultural luminaires and are effective immediately. https://www.designlights.org/horticultural-lighting/technical-requirements/

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MaxLite Launches LED Spot Light as Advanced Lighting for Horticulture Applications

Through innovative product design and engineering, the MaxLite PhotonMax LED Spot Light (PH-GH Series) can match applications where a traditional 1000W HID fixture is used, but in a smaller form factor that is both aesthetically pleasing and extremely durable. Emitting

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Cree Announces Best-in-Class Horticulture Efficiency with New Red XLamp LEDs

Cree, Inc. announces the next-generation XLamp® XP-E2 Photo Red (660 nm) and Far Red (730 nm) LEDs, delivering breakthrough performance for horticulture applications. The new Red XP-E2 LEDs provide a drop-in upgrade for the previous generation that outperforms competing LEDs

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WHITE PAPER – Samsung’s Horticulture LEDs Using Full Spectrum

Samsung has made several attempts to develop new spectrum for horticulture lighting. One solution is to utilize white LED alone or in conjunction with monochromatic LEDs to create a very broad spectrum. These approaches using Samsung white LEDS can deliver

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Osram Infrared LED Tells Growers When to Harvest Crops

Osram has upped its game in the agricultural LED market, adding another near-infrared chip that reads the content of crops such as fruit or cereal to determine when they are ready for harvesting. The new SFH 4736, part of Osram’s

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WHITE PAPER – Samsung’s Horticulture LEDs Using Full Spectrum

Samsung has made several attempts to develop new spectrum for horticulture lighting. One solution is to utilize white LED alone or in conjunction with monochromatic LEDs to create a very broad spectrum. These approaches using Samsung white LEDS can deliver

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DLC Horticultural QPL Is Now Open for Product Submissions

View the Horticultural Lighting Application Instructions to begin the process of submitting a product for qualification. Horticultural applications should be submitted using the same Application Portal as SSL Applications – just be sure to select “Horticultural Application” as your Application Type when

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ANSI/ASABE Releases Horticultural Lighting Standards for Testing LEDs and SSL Modules

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has published the second in a series of three standards documents focused on specifying the performance of LEDs, arrays, and modules relative to the impact on plant growth and development. ASABE

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Nichia and Qwestland Partner to Further Develop the Horticulture LED Market

Japanese LED manufacturer Nichia Corporation has announced to start cooperative researches and experiments with Qwestland International, a Dutch horticulture solution provider. The goal of their partnership is to further explore the potential of the horticulture LED market. The Netherlands is

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Horticultural Lighting: Market Analysis & Forecast 2018 by Strategies Unlimited

The horticulture lighting market is one of the most exciting potential markets for LED technologies to have a massive impact. Incumbent lighting technologies, including high pressure sodium, metal halide and fluorescent to name a few, are beginning to be replaced

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Luminus Devices Announces New Horticultural COB LED Targeting Legal Cannabis

Luminus Devices has announced its Horticultural COB portfolio — chip-on-board (COB) LEDs in two form factors and two spectra options. The initial products primarily target legal cannabis growing operations in indoor settings where the growing community has typically used high-pressure

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Horticulture Lighting Market by Technology by MarketsandMarkets™

The overall horticulture lighting market was valued at USD 2.08 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach USD 6.21 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 20.61% from 2018 to 2023. APAC is expected to be the fastest-growing market

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WHITE PAPER – LEDs Lead the Way for Horticultural Lighting by Mouser

Horticultural lighting is one of the fastest growing markets in the LED lighting industry today. Currently estimated at being worth $690 million dollars annually by LEDInside, this figure is projected to reach billions in the coming years. Download this white

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Michigan State Controlled Environment Lighting Laboratory Explores LEDs for Horticulture

The Controlled Environment Lighting Laboratory (CELL) at Michigan State University (MSU) has a horticultural lighting system installed across multiple growing areas that is arguably the most complex and capable such solid-state lighting (SSL) system in the world. Osram Innovations and

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Growing Lettuce and Herbs with 100% Philips LED Grow Lights

Great Lakes Growers in Burton, Ohio is now growing 100% of their lettuce and herbs under Philips LED toplighting. John Bonner, the owner of Great Lakes Growers began trialing LEDs in 2015 and after seeing the success in a small

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LED Lighting Used in Worldwide Vertical Farms to Boost Local Food Supply

By deploying LED lighting, agricultural activities can be carried out in places with difficult environment conditions for providing food locally and diminishing the food miles. Vertical farms have been established worldwide with the aim of producing food with more efficiency

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IES Featured Webinar Live 9-20: Lighting for Horticulture

September 20th 12:00 PM EDT. Humans see visible light; plants perceive and respond to electromagnetic radiation. For all that we have learned and know about lighting design for architectural and roadway applications, surprisingly little of this is relevant to horticultural

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The On-going LED Horticulture Lighting Market Expansion

According to the research of LEDinside, the market scale of LED plant lighting will reach US$ 224 million in 2018 and is estimated to grow to US$ 633 million by 2022, with a CAGR of 30% during 2018-2022. Many LED

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World’s Biggest LED Horticultural Project Doubles in Size

The massive 28-hectare greenhouse – 350 km south west of Moscow, Russia – currently uses over 120,000 luminaires to boost the growth of tomatoes and cucumbers. The LED lighting has been so successful in enabling year-round growing, improving supply and

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