Author: Valoya LED Grow Lights

09Nov '18

Tips For Cloning the Cannabis Plant

Why to use cuttings instead of seeds? Cloning the Cannabis sativa plants means asexually reproducing identical copies of your cannabis mother plant. During the vegetative, long day growth (18h) you might notice that some of the plants grow faster than the others. Those that have well developed, dark green leaves, a strong stem and no […]

03Sep '18

Increasing Lettuce Coloration with LEDs

Using LED grow lights in plant production is a relatively new branch of science. In vertical farming where artificial light sources are used in closed environment it is important to collect data about the individual plant species to be able to produce the right spectrum and light intensity for vegetative and generative growth. Light spectrums […]

23May '18

8 Tips for Setting Up Successful Plant Trials with LED

LED grow lights provide an easy opportunity for growers and scientists to conduct plant trials with simple installations and a broad range of different spectra in multiple form factors. The following tips should encourage scientists and commercial growers who are currently not familiar with studies in horticultural lighting, to find out how the different features […]

Valoya LED Grow Lights for Grafting
12Mar '18

Artificial Lighting In Agriculture

For many years, it is known that plants require light for growth, but not until the last hundred years with the development of science and technology that the exact effect of light on plants is fully discovered. In agriculture, the use of artificial lighting seeks to provide a source of light that is similar to […]

LED Grow Lights Light approaches to speed up generation turnover
05Oct '17

Light Approaches to Speed up the Generation Turnover

The development of new plant varieties with advanced performance or an improved environmental adaptation is important to secure our food. To obtain new genetic recombinants or to introduce one or multiple target genes, plants need to be pollinated in a controlled way and seeds must be collected – best as fast as possible to keep […]

LED Grow Light Spectra
08Feb '17

The Effect of LED Grow Lights on Human Health

The rapid increase in the use of LED technology for horticultural lighting applications has also raised discussions regarding the potential human health risks compared to legacy lighting solutions. This is somewhat due to the differences in visual appearance (colour and intensities) of the light in such applications. At a high enough intensity, any type of […]