Category - Product Testing & Reviews

LED Grow Lamps – A Breakthrough or a Gimmick? Part 3

In parts 1 & 2 of this series we introduced our new Li-Cor Quantum meter and we talked a little bit about why this expensive but precision piece of kit is the correct one to use for grow lamp testing and comparisons. With all that out of the way, we will now move on to ...

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LED Grow Lamps – A Breakthrough or a Gimmick? Part 2

Part 2: Why Do Plants Actually Need Light? By understanding why plants need light in order to grow, you will become more able to make decisions as to which lighting products best suits your needs. So, plants use light in a process called photosynthesis, which is just a long word to describe the process a ...

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LED Lamps – A Breakthrough or Gimmick? Part 1

LED Lamps – A Breakthrough or Gimmick? Part 1 This is a series of posts relating to the topic of LED lamps in hydroponics. Whilst the word “light” is used frequently throughout our industry, by looking into it in much more detail we find that by understanding a little bit of the science we can help ...

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