Lumens are for Humans: Understanding Artificial Lighting and its Terminology for Gardening

September 27, 2019 | 12:50 pm | Room 1 | Cultivation

Lighting is one of the most critical aspects of growing Cannabis indoors, but the technical terminology and how light spectrum affects plant growth can be confusing. This presentation provides an overview of critical knowledge for artificial light.

Kevin Frender will inform the audience of the terminology associated with artificial lighting for indoor growing, and how variables such as spectrum and ultraviolet light can affect yield and plant health.

Kevin Frender, Chief Science Officer & Chief Technology Officer, Black Dog LED

Kevin Frender has been growing indoors with artificial light for more than 35 years, using every commercially-available lighting technology along the way. Combined with a vast knowledge of plants and a penchant for science, he is a lighting expert!

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