UV-A and UV-B light

July 3, 2018

Some fluorescent grow lamps are available with spectrums weighted to specific color ranges, such as red or blue. But some lamps take it a step further, emitting different types of UV light. 

These fluorescent grow lamps emit specific ranges of UV-A and UV-B radiation.
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UV light can influence different functions in a plant, and can influence things such as flavor and antioxidants. If you're using grow lamps that emit UV light, be sure to use the same protection for your eyes and skin when working around them as you would in bright sunlight.

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