How Plants Use Light

Urban farming sometimes require using artificial light for cultivation. This can be because there is not enough sun exposure, because plantations are stacked vertically, or simply because more can be yielded per used surface area.

At Farmup, we are interested in providing environmentally friendly and cost-effective systems. When using artificial light, we use LED growlight. But what is LED growlight? And how do plants in fact use light at all?

Below is a simple infographic introducing the basics:

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