Effect of Supplemental Light with Different Spectral LEDs on the Growth of Tomato Seedlings in North Greenhouse
Qiuying Zou, Jianwei Ji, Zhengming Li
Available Online January 2016.
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- LED, Supplemental Light, tomato seedlings, chlorophyll fluorescence parameter.
- The application of light emitting diodes (LEDs) for supplemental lighting is expected to increase quality of tomato seedlings in north greenhouse with less cost. Experiments were carried out to investigate the effect of supplemental lighting by LEDs with two different spectral qualities (blue, red and the combination of the two) on the growth of tomato seedlings. Plants were grown under different spectral light treatments for a month. The photosynthetic photon flux (PPF, 400-700 nm) at the top of plants was adjusted to 100 µmol m-2 s-1. LEDs were used during the overnight period. The lighting was provided at a PPF level of 50 µmol m-2 s-1. The air temperatures were kept between 18 and 26°C. The relative humidity was maintained at 60% throughout the periods. The results showed that the growth of tomato seedlings was affected by the light quality of the overnight lighting. Particularly, Chlorophyll fluorescence parameters of tomato seedlings in solar greenhouse has change significantly, especially the value of psII parameter increased significantly under the combination of red and blue LEDs. It demonstrates that light energy conversion efficiency could be increased in this method.
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TY - CONF AU - Qiuying Zou AU - Jianwei Ji AU - Zhengming Li PY - 2016/01 DA - 2016/01 TI - Effect of Supplemental Light with Different Spectral LEDs on the Growth of Tomato Seedlings in North Greenhouse BT - 2015 2nd International Forum on Electrical Engineering and Automation (IFEEA 2015) PB - Atlantis Press SN - 2352-5401 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ifeea-15.2016.80 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/ifeea-15.2016.80 ID - Zou2016/01 ER -