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Light Spectrum's Effects on Plants -- Part II

By drdawg
February 23, 2015

Previously I wrote about light spectrum ranges and how those ranges affect plants. This light range is measured in nanometers, or what's called Kelvin (the K number is printed on fluorescent tubes/bulbs). What is also important is the light intensity. If the light intensity is not great enough, it really won't matter much what the Kelvin number is. Light intensity is measured in lumens.

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Name: Donna King
Selmer, TN (Southern West TN) (Zone 7b)
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Feb 28, 2015 9:07 PM CST
Good info Ken! Thx! I tip my hat to you. Thank You!
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Name: Ken Ramsey
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Mar 1, 2015 7:15 AM CST
I tip my hat to you.
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