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Intelligent Horticultural Solutions Lighting System at Plymouth University

Controllable LED lighting is the lighting of choice for indoor plant growth.  Growers and propagators across the world are looking for future proofing ways to extend the growing season to provide year-round food growth. This will help to tackle global food shortages through the use of plant factories, polytunnels, vertical farms and glass houses with LED lighting.

Plymouth University, with the help of Intelligent Horticultural Solutions (IHS) have been working on ERDF Agri-tech Cornwall’s research project, by opening a brand-new state-of-the-art Plant Factory Cornwall.  The hydroponic growing system is within a controlled environment which uses multi-channel LED lighting, powered by solar panels.

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