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Lumens are for Humans

Lumens are for Humans

There’s a saying in the growers community that “Lumens are for humans, but PAR is for plants.” What they mean by this is that humans need light to see, and plants need to absorb light as energy in order to...Read More
The ‘Inverse Square Law’

The ‘Inverse Square Law’

For those who are not already familiar with the ‘Inverse Square Law’ and how it affects the magnitude of light intensity falling on a surface, you may find this short article illuminating.So what does it mean?The inverse square law states:...Read More
What is PPFD?

What is PPFD?

What is PPFD? Photosynthetic Photon Flux Density (PPFD) is used by plants for growth and vital activities. PPFD is a measurement of light and is quantified as the number of photosynthetic active photons that fall on a given surface each...Read More
Why LED?

Why LED?

Why LED? LEDs are rapidly becoming the light source of choice for indoor horticulture connoisseurs. This is due to the ability of the light spectra of LEDs to be customisable to meet the nutritional needs of the plant – something...Read More