A primer on LED grow lights for plants grown in hydroponics, indoors, and vertical farms.

Introduction Artificial lights have long been used in agriculture to supplement the natural light and increase crop yield. The scenarios where external lighting may be of use may include growing in areas with shorter day-light duration, cold climatic zones, growing indoors, or growing in Vertical farm, etc. There are different kind of artificial lights that Read more about A primer on LED grow lights for plants grown in hydroponics, indoors, and vertical farms.[…]

The 7 essential micronutrients that all plants need. Why you should not ignore them

In addition to the 6 macronutrients that plants need externally, and in large quantities, there are 7 micronutrients that are required by plants in trace amounts. These are Copper, Iron, Manganese, Zinc, Boron, Chlorine, and Molybdenum. Though the micronutrients are required in trace quantities, all of these are important and a deficiency of anyone can Read more about The 7 essential micronutrients that all plants need. Why you should not ignore them[…]