Spectral Enlightenment:
One Light Does Not Fit All *DO NOT USE*

Minh Bui<br>Rockville, Maryland
Minh Bui
Rockville, Maryland

Minh has a doctorate degree in plant genetics and works for the National Institutes of Health as a senior scientist in the cancer field.
With today’s many lighting options -fluorescents or LEDs, 3000K or 5000K-, which lights are best? We examine the spectral output and the red:blue ratio, and discuss how these lighting aspects affect African Violet growth and flower development.