Artificial Plant Lighting/Science fair

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Hi
I am doing a science fair project over if a specific color of light will affect plant growth and I'm not sure where I need to start. If you could help me out I would really appreciate it.

Answer
Hi Autumn,
  The best place I can think of to start is to think about what plants need and use from light. Foliage plants (non flowering), only use light from the blue/green end of the spectrum. The leaves will only absorb blue/green light.
Flowering plants also need light from the red end of the light spectrum to produce flowers.

Good luck with your project !
I hope this helps. If you have any questions or need additional information please don't hesitate to ask.
     Thanks
       Tracy  

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I can answer most questions about artificial plant lighting. I can answer questions about growing foliage plants under artificial plant lighting, what plants grow best under artificial plant lighting and how to design and set up artificial plant lighting systems. I can also answer questions about the most cost effective lights to use. I also have some experience with starting seeds under artificial lighting. I have been 'indoor gardening' for many years. I have about 75 houseplants which 60% of them are grown under artificial plant lighting. I have 5 artificial plant light systems that I designed and built myself. I have done extensive research and have about 10 years of experience with houseplants and artificial plant lighting.

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I have been 'indoor gardening' for many years. I have about 75 houseplants which 80% of them are grown under artificial plant lighting. I have 5 artificial plant light systems that I designed and built myself. I have 6 single artificial plant lights that I use for supplemental lighting. I am also a houseplant expert.

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I have done extensive research and have about 10 years of experience with houseplants and artificial plant lighting. I also have done some volunteer work assisting a master gardener for 5 years.

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