Upcoming Floriculture Events

Event Title/Description

VIII International Symposium on Light in Horticulture East Lansing (MI), USA, 22-26 May 2016

First announcement is now available on the website! For more information, please go to http://www.lightsym16.com.

This symposium will cover a broad spectrum of the science and application of lighting of horticultural crops, including (but not limited to):

•Electrical lighting technologies including light-emitting diodes (LEDs), high-pressure sodium lamps, plasma, induction lighting, etc.
•Manipulation of sunlight through the use of coverings or glazing technologies
•Plant photosynthesis, photoperiodism, and photomorphogenesis
•The interaction of light with hormones, plant signaling, and other environmental parameters on plant growth and development of horticultural crops
•The commercial production of food and ornamental crops using sole-source or supplemental lighting
•Measurement, efficiency, spectral distribution, and economics of lighting
•Lighting in greenhouses, growth chambers, plant factories, and vertical farms
•Impacts and interactions of light on pests and diseases
•Physiological responses of horticultural crops to lighting
•Lighting for specialized applications such as plant-made pharmaceuticals and vaccines, and foods with enhanced human health benefits
•Opportunities and constraints with future lighting technologies