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Let there be light!
That’s the basic lesson marijuana growers can take from a new study on how lighting in cannabis cultivation impacts yields, the results of which seem to challenge common industry conventions.
While many indoor growers give their plants around 300 to 750 micromoles of light per square meter per second (µmol/m²s) using either double-ended, high-pressure sodium (HPS) or specialized horticulture LED lights, the researchers found that a simpler and more cost effective lighting setup can result in even