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What is PPF in Grow Lights - Perfect Reference for Indoor Grower

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What is PPF in Grow Lights - Perfect Reference for Indoor Grower

PPF is the abbreviation for ‘photosynthetic Photon flux’. It gives information on the number of photons, which are emitted by the light sources. The optimum size of your grow light is important as the indoor growth of indoor plants chiefly depends on the size of the light. In this article we have discussed the importance of matching the size of the grow light with the size of the tent. Furthermore, we have explored the mechanism of indoor plants photosynthesis. Plus, we have also explained the usage of PPF to determine the optimal grow light size for the tent.  Determining the size of the grow light...

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PPF VS. PPFD, Which Matters Most for Horticultural Growers

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PPF VS. PPFD, Which Matters Most for Horticultural Growers

If you are new to horticulture or learning about growing LED lights, you might have heard about PPF and PPFD measurement. However, you might be confused about the real meaning of these metrics as well as their differences. Before you make an informed purchasing decision, it matters much to figure out how they influence the light source your plants will get from your costly LED lamps. In this article we go over the basic differences between PPF and PPFD.  Definition of PPF and PPFD  1. Photosynthetic Photon Flux, in short PPF, refers to the number of photons emitted from a particular light source...

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5 Factors Affecting Plant Growth

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5 Factors Affecting Plant Growth

Environmental factors like temperature, light, water, nutrients, and soil affect plant growth from their germination to blooming. It is essential to understand what factors and how they affect plant growth and development. Here we are mainly talking about the top 5 factors that have significant influences on plant growth. Let us have a brief look at them. Temperature Plants can survive or grow only in a specific temperature range. Since enzymes involved in metabolic activities have different performances at different temperatures, the temperature on plant growth also has three essential points: the lowest, the most suitable, and the highest temperature. The three critical...

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How Light Affects Plant Growth

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How Light Affects Plant Growth

APRIL 9, 2 Light is a necessary condition for green plants to grow normally. Like humans get energy from food, plants get energy from light through a process called photosynthesis. But in real growing actions, we may find many problems: How does light affect plant growth? What kind of lights do plants need in different growing stages? How to keep light shining properly, not too much or too little? Keep reading and find out answers to the above questions. You'll get a better understanding of how light affects plant growth. Light Density Affecting Plant Growth According to botany theory, a certain intensity...

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Best Indoor LED Grow Light 2021 - Based on Efficiency, Power, PAR, and Lumen

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Best Indoor LED Grow Light 2021 - Based on Efficiency, Power, PAR, and Lumen

Finding a suitable grow light is crucial for indoor growers who expect large yields. In recent years, LED grow lights have achieved a high reputation with their full-spectrum coverage, cost-effectiveness, and low heat emission. These features make LED lights stand out from HIDs, HPSs, MHs, and so on. But how to pick up the best or right one from those hundreds of LED grow lights in the market? Regardless of the price, researching before purchasing is of great importance. To choose the right one, you have to make a meaningful comparison among these hot sale ones. Here, we list some...

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