CEA Lighting Fact Sheets & Articles

Measuring DLI in a Greenhouse. Ariana P. Torres and Roberto G. Lopez, Purdue Extension Fact Sheet. Table 2 provides DLI requirements for various greenhouse crops.

Lighting Units Conversion Calculator, Environmental Growth Chambers. Calculator to convert between different lighting units and lamp types, using data from the Plant Growth Chamber Handbook, 1997.

To LED or Not to LED, Ed Runkle, American Floral Endowment. GrowerTalks magazine, 2019. A series of articles on LED lighting and its impacts on plant growth and economics.

Embracing a New Understanding of PAR. Jolene Hansen. Greenhouse Management. “Research at Utah State University is transforming our understanding of photosynthesis and light”, November 2019.

Q&A: Making Way for the Sun. Marc van Iersel, Greenhouse Management, November 2019. Greenhouse Management. An interview discussing light dimming research. Interview by Patrick Williams.

DLI ‘Requirements’. Erik Runkle, technically speaking. Greenhouse Production News (GPN):50, May 2019. Factors that play into determining DLI requirements.

A Little Far-Red Light Goes a Long Way. Mengzi Zhang, Yujin Park & Erik Runkle. Grower Talks, vol.83, no.1:58-61, May 2019. Pros and cons of far-red light.

LEDs: Blue & Far-Red Light. Yujin Park, Erik Runkle, April 2019. Grower Talks, vo.82, no.12:58-60. Effects of blue and far-red light on ornamental seedling quality.

Growing Ornamental Seedlings Under White LEDs. Yujin Park, Erik Runkle, November 2018. Greenhouse Grower:23-26.

Indoor Grow Rooms Can Improve the Success of Young Plant Propagation. David Kuack, July 2019.
Greenhouse Production News (GPN):32-34.

Horticulture’s History with Disruptive Technology: LED Lighting Takes Its Turn. duets by Peter Konjoian and Alex Bodell, June 2019. Greenhouse Production News (GPN):16-18. The role of LED lighting in horticulture.

Selecting an LED Fixture. technically speaking by Erik Runkle, February 2019. Greenhouse Production News (GPN):42.

CEA Events & Webinars

  1. Vertical Farming Conference

    October 8 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
  2. IX International Symposium on Light in Horticulture – Light for Life

    May 31, 2021 - June 4, 2021
  3. Indoor AgTech Innovation Summit

    June 24, 2021 - June 25, 2021
  4. Cultivate ’21

    July 10, 2021 - July 13, 2021
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