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What Effect Does UV Light have on Plants?

Vanessa Nielsen, PhDDr. Vanessa Nielsen completed her Ph.D. at the University of Toronto, Canada in plant biology and physiology.  She uses this background and fascination with novel lighting technologies to research the impact of light on plant yield at URSA … Continue Reading

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What Effect Does Far-Red Light have on Plants?

Vanessa Nielsen, PhDDr. Vanessa Nielsen completed her Ph.D. at the University of Toronto, Canada in plant biology and physiology.  She uses this background and fascination with novel lighting technologies to research the impact of light on plant yield at URSA … Continue Reading

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What Effect Does Green Light have on Plants?

Vanessa Nielsen, PhDDr. Vanessa Nielsen completed her Ph.D. at the University of Toronto, Canada in plant biology and physiology.  She uses this background and fascination with novel lighting technologies to research the impact of light on plant yield at URSA … Continue Reading

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What Effect Does Blue Light have on Plants?

Vanessa Nielsen, PhDDr. Vanessa Nielsen completed her Ph.D. at the University of Toronto, Canada in plant biology and physiology.  She uses this background and fascination with novel lighting technologies to research the impact of light on plant yield at URSA … Continue Reading

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What Effect Does Red Light have on Plants?

Vanessa Nielsen, PhDDr. Vanessa Nielsen completed her Ph.D. at the University of Toronto, Canada in plant biology and physiology.  She uses this background and fascination with novel lighting technologies to research the impact of light on plant yield at URSA … Continue Reading

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Can You Increase Trichomes Using Light?

Vanessa Nielsen, PhDDr. Vanessa Nielsen completed her Ph.D. at the University of Toronto, Canada in plant biology and physiology.  She uses this background and fascination with novel lighting technologies to research the impact of light on plant yield at URSA … Continue Reading

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Part 4: Which Wavelengths do Photoreceptors Absorb?

Vanessa Nielsen, PhDDr. Vanessa Nielsen completed her Ph.D. at the University of Toronto, Canada in plant biology and physiology.  She uses this background and fascination with novel lighting technologies to research the impact of light on plant yield at URSA … Continue Reading

Part 3: Which Wavelengths do Anthocyanins and Betalains Absorb?

Vanessa Nielsen, PhDDr. Vanessa Nielsen completed her Ph.D. at the University of Toronto, Canada in plant biology and physiology.  She uses this background and fascination with novel lighting technologies to research the impact of light on plant yield at URSA … Continue Reading

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Part 2: Which Wavelengths do Xanthophylls and Carotenes Absorb?

Vanessa Nielsen, PhDDr. Vanessa Nielsen completed her Ph.D. at the University of Toronto, Canada in plant biology and physiology.  She uses this background and fascination with novel lighting technologies to research the impact of light on plant yield at URSA … Continue Reading

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Part 1: Which Wavelengths do Chlorophylls Absorb?

Vanessa Nielsen, PhDDr. Vanessa Nielsen completed her Ph.D. at the University of Toronto, Canada in plant biology and physiology.  She uses this background and fascination with novel lighting technologies to research the impact of light on plant yield at URSA … Continue Reading