Night and Day: Controlling Plant Diseases with Light

Tue. July 17| 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM | Knowledge Center

Plants and pathogens have developed under full spectrum natural light-dark cycles over millions of years. Understanding how these organisms respond to light during the night provides interesting opportunities to control plant diseases. Learn how light dosing at the right time can be used to reduce disease in controlled environments and in the field.

Level: Fundamenal

Type: Technology

Track: Greenhouse, Knowledge Center Stage

Handout(s): Night and Day: Controlling Plant Diseases with Light


Speakers

Patel, Jaimin

Patel, Jaimin

Research Scientist

Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Radetsky, Leora

Radetsky, Leora

Research Scientist

Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute