In article <204 at kixtal.UUCP>, micjrs at mica.mic.ki.se (Richard Soderberg, MD) writes:
> Is it possible to make a general statement about the effects of
> light applied to indoor plants?
> My goal is to increase the volume of green leaves, not the protein
> contents etc.
> (I'm gonna look at my flowers, not eat them!)
This could be a species specific question, but in general, my bet is that
vegetative growth will continue very well in continuous light (I know of a
couple of examples).
1. Dormancy of certain buds
2. You may need to supplement carbon dioxide to really take advantage
of the continuous light.
' Jonathan B. Marder
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