Metal halide lamps

Tony Travis ajt at
Fri Dec 9 09:50:07 EST 1994

SHILLITOR 919-541-8588 (shillitor at wrote:
: [...]
: I agree with what Marty says.  The most critical point with
: maize is to maintain light levels of greater than
: 300microEinstein at all times.  This is difficult to do in a
: phytotron unless you use metal halide lamps.  However, we
: [...]

You also need to place trays of water between the metal halide lamps
and the plants otherwise the heat from the lamps will kill the them.

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