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Artificial Light Placement in Relation to the Pumpkin

Why this location? Well, the area receiving the greatest percentage of usable light (essentially PAR of 100+ is where the leaves were showing the most yellowing.

In a study looking at the influence of HPS supplement light on growth and yield of greenhouse cucumbers show that there were yield improvements with light intensity of 100+ with 300 showing the most notable increase.

Study Link:
Blain, J., Gosselin, A., & Trudel, M. (1987). Influence of HPS Supplementary Lighting on Growth and Yield of Greenhouse Cucumbers. HortScience, 22(1), 36-38. Retrieved Aug 26, 2023, from https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI.22.1.36

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