Category: Blog

21Nov '18

What do GMP and GACP Certifications Mean for the Cannabis Industry?

As the world is rapidly opening up to cannabis, growers interested in cultivating it can choose between the two markets to serve: recreational or medicinal. Recreational market caters to customers interested in consuming cannabis and its derivatives for relaxation, for pleasure, out of curiosity etc. Medicinal market, on the other hand targets treating various diseases […]

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 […]

27Aug '18

How Do LED Grow Lights Work?

  What You Should Know About LED Grow Lights Energy-efficient LED grow lights are the lighting of the future of agriculture. They are not only economic in their use but they produce better plants as well, in comparison to all traditional lighting options. In the texts below you can read how the LED grow lights […]

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 […]

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 […]

21Nov '17

The Entire Cannabis Industry in One Room

The Marijuana Business Conference and Expo brought 18.000 participants and more than 650 exhibitors to the Las Vegas Convention Center last week. The fifth rendition of this event proved to be the world’s largest gathering of the cannabis industry players, from seed to sale. For most exhibitors, this event is the highlight of the year […]

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 […]

08May '17

Why is LED Grow Light Purple?

Sure, by now we are all aware that LED light does wonderful things for plant growth. Plants grow quicker and healthier than under other, traditional lighting methods such as HPS, and if the LEDs are good, then even better than under natural sunlight. But why are they always purple/pink? All light sources contain a spectrum […]