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A comparison of growth and photosynthetic characteristics of lettuce grown under red and blue light-emitting diodes (LEDs) with and without supplemental green LEDs

Kim, H.H.; Wheeler, R.M.; Sager, J.C.; Goins, G.D.

Acta Horticulturae 659: 467-475


ISSN/ISBN: 0567-7572
DOI: 10.17660/actahortic.2004.659.62
Accession: 004015674

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Plants could be an important aspect of future space missions. Lighting systems for plant growth chambers will need to be lightweight, reliable, and durable, and light-emitting diodes (LEDs) have these characteristics. Previous studies demonstrated the combination of red and blue LEDs as an effective light source for several crops.

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