Developing LED Lighting Technologies and Practices

for Sustainable Specialty-Crop Production


Research Updates

(all are in Adobe pdf format unless otherwise noted)

Please visit our 2015 Meeting webpage for presentations delivered in February, 2015.

Lighting cost comparisons (3 files):

Excel spreadsheet to help you compare lighting investments
Illustrated instructions on how to use Excel file
LED consumer research - preliminary results

By John Burr, Purdue University

2014 SCRI-LED stakeholder meeting update

By Claude Wallace and A.J. Both, Rutgers University

This presentation was delivered at a stakeholder meeting at Rutgers University in June, 2014. This handout, in part or in whole, may not be used or distributed without written permission from A.J. Both.

Using LEDs to regulate flowering of photoperiodic ornamental crops

By Erik Runkle and Qingwu Meng, Michigan State University

This presentation was delivered at a stakeholder meeting at Rutgers University in June, 2014. This handout, in part or in whole, may not be used or distributed without written permission from Erik Runkle.

Applications of supplemental LED lighting in vegetable propagation

By Chieri Kubota and Ricardo Hernandez, University of Arizona

This presentation was delivered at a stakeholder meeting at Rutgers University in June, 2014. This handout, in part or in whole, may not be used or distributed without written permission from Chieri Kubota.

Ornamental LED Research

By Wesley Randall, Garrett Owen, and Roberto Lopez, Purdue University

This presentation was delivered at a stakeholder meeting at Rutgers University in June, 2014. This handout, in part or in whole, may not be used or distributed without written permission from Roberto Lopez.

Ornamental Propagation Research

By Wesley Randall, Christopher Currey, and Roberto Lopez, Purdue University

This presentation was delivered at a stakeholder meeting at Purdue University in June, 2013. This handout, in part or in whole, may not be used or distributed without written permission from Roberto Lopez.

Economics and Life Cycle Assessment of LEDs

By John Burr, Purdue University

This presentation was delivered at a stakeholder meeting at Purdue University in June, 2013. This handout, in part or in whole, may not be used or distributed without written permission from John Burr.

Controlling Flowering of Ornamental Crops Using Light-Emitting Diode Lamps: A Coordinated Grower Trial

By Erik Runkle and Qingwu Meng, Michigan State University

This presentation was delivered at a stakeholder meeting at Purdue University in June, 2013. This handout, in part or in whole, may not be used or distributed without written permission from Erik Runkle.


Applications of Supplemental LED Lighting in Vegetable Propagation

By Chieri Kubota and Ricardo Hernandez, University of Arizona

This presentation was delivered at a stakeholder meeting at Purdue University in June, 2013. This handout, in part or in whole, may not be used or distributed without written permission from Chieri Kubota.

Measuring LED Lighting Systems and Developing Guidelines for Evaluation, Comparison, and Use

By A.J. Both, Rutgers University

This presentation was delivered at a stakeholder meeting at Purdue University in June, 2013. This handout, in part or in whole, may not be used or distributed without written permission from A.J. Both.

Side-by-Side Comparison of the Growth and Morphology of Cucumber Seedlings under High Pressure Sodium and LED Supplemental Lighting

By Ricardo Hernández and Chieri Kubota, The University of Arizona

This poster was presented at the NCERA-101 meeting at Purdue University in March, 2013. This poster may not be used or distributed without written permission from Chieri Kubota.

Optimization of Supplemental Light Quality Environment for Vegetable Transplant Production

By Ricardo Hernández and Chieri Kubota, The University of Arizona

This poster was presented at the School of Plant Sciences Retreat, University of Arizona in January, 2013. This poster may not be used or distributed without written permission from Chieri Kubota.


Greenhouse Applications of Light-Emitting Diodes - Advanced Level

By Erik Runkle, Michigan State University; and John Burr, Roberto Lopez, and Cary Mitchell, Purdue University

This presentation was delivered at the OFA Short Course in Columbus, Ohio in July, 2012.  This presentation, in part or in whole, may not be used or distributed without written permission from Erik Runkle, John Burr, Cary Mitchell, or Roberto Lopez.

LED Systems for Horticulture: Economics and Practice

By John Burr, Purdue University

This presentation was delivered at a stakeholder meeting at Michigan State University in February, 2012. This presentation, in part or in whole, may not be used or distributed without written permission from John Burr.

Applications of Supplemental LED Lighting in Vegetable Propagation

By Chieri Kubota and Ricardo Hernández, The University of Arizona

This presentation was delivered at a stakeholder meeting at Michigan State University in February, 2012. This presentation, in part or in whole, may not be used or distributed without written permission from Chieri Kubota.

 


Testing of LEDs for Supplemental Lighting of Greenhouse-grown Tomatoes for a Northern Climate

By C. Gómez and C.A. Mitchell, Purdue University

This presentation was delivered at a stakeholder meeting at Michigan State University in February, 2012.  This presentation, in part or in whole, may not be used or distributed without written permission from Cary Mitchell.


Using LEDS for Photoperiodic Lighting of Specialty Crops

By Daedre Craig and Erik Runkle, Michigan State University

This presentation was delivered at a stakeholder meeting at Michigan State University in February, 2012. This presentation, in part or in whole, may not be used or distributed without written permission from Erik Runkle.

Developing LED Lighting Technologies and Practices for Greenhouse Crop Production

By C.A. Mitchell, A.J. Both, C.M. Bourget, J.F. Burr, C. Kubota, R.G. Lopez, G.D. Massa, R.C. Morrow, and E.S. Runkle

This presentation was delivered at the American Society for Horticultural Science meeting in Hawaii in September, 2011.  This presentation, in part or in whole, may not be used or distributed without written permission from Cary Mitchell.

Applications of Far‐Red LEDs in Plant Production under Controlled Environments

By Chieri Kubota, Polung Chia, Zhenchao Yang, and Qian Li

This research paper was presented at the International Society for Horticulture Science GreenSys meeting in Greece in 2011.  This presentation, in part or in whole, may not be used or distributed without written permission from Chieri Kubota.