Research and demonstration of light technology in Norway.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - Published by Carl-Otto Ottosen
In the new research greenhouse at NIBIO Særheim, currently effects of LED light as a supplement or replacement for traditional SON-T light is tested in a winter production of tomatoes. Climate is controlled and the input of energy, water and nutrients as well as the output in production is monitored for later analysis. New control methods, approaching a closed greenhouse system, are tested in order to reduce the use of resources. The experiment started in September 2018 and will last until February 201