The economics of lighting young plants indoors


June 12, 2019 - Author: Paul Fisher, Celina Gomez, Megh Poudel, and

This article provides the framework of the economics and profitability of indoor lighting of young plants (transplants). It includes example costs for an indoor plant factory in Japan, and provides highlights for indoor lighting used by two commercial growers in the U.S.


Tags: greenhouse light management, light management in greenhouses and controlled environments

Related Topic Areas

Floriculture & Greenhouse Crop Production


Erik Runkle

Erik Runkle

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Department of Horticulture

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