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LEDs in greenhouses deliver same yield as grow lights, using just 25% of the energy

LEDs in greenhouses deliver same yield as grow lights, using just 25% of the energy | Pacific Rim Aquaponics | Scoop.it
Using LED lighting instead of traditional high pressure sodium lights to grow tomatoes in greenhouses during the winter could cut costs and boost local food production.

Via Alan Yoshioka
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In terms of manufacturing LED's,  what cost to the environment, I wonder?

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Rob Bryant's curator insight, August 28, 2013 8:57 AM

LEDs are greeat but you need a lot to get the penatration & they cost a bomb!

Charlie Dare's curator insight, April 30, 2014 9:47 AM

You need lots to get the same light penetration , not cheap either .Phillips (Dutch) have developed some new ones called Grow Power I think ~

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Aquaponics at Kentucky State University Aquaculture Research Center

Part 2 of the demonstration video on Kentucky State University's Aquaculture Research Center aquaponic research.
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Research being done at Kentucky State University, with an emphasis on indoor aquaponics.

 

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D.I.Y. Worm Chow

D.I.Y. Worm Chow | Pacific Rim Aquaponics | Scoop.it

If you're looking to fatten up your wigglers, try this recipe on for size. (Peeling your way through a couple dozen Easter eggs? Save the shells & make your own worm chow!


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oatmeal and eggshells.

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Minnesota's Urban Organics, The Largest Innovative Indoor Aquaponics Farm ... - PerishableNews (press release)

Minnesota's Urban Organics, The Largest Innovative Indoor Aquaponics Farm ... - PerishableNews (press release) | Pacific Rim Aquaponics | Scoop.it
Minnesota's Urban Organics, The Largest Innovative Indoor Aquaponics Farm ...
PerishableNews (press release)
Aquaponics is the combined culture of fish and hydroponic vegetable crops in a closed-loop, recirculating aquaculture system (RAS).
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Time will tell if their business model is sustainable.

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