Artificial lighting system for plant growth and development: Chronological advancement, working principles and comparative assessment -- LED supplementary lighting -- Influence of light emitting diodes (LEDs) on light sensing and signaling networks in plants -- Optimizing LED lighting in controlled environment agriculture -- Economics of LED lighting -- An overview of LED lighting and spectral quality on plant photosynthesis -- LED lighting in horticulture -- Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for improved nutritional quality -- Light-emitting diodes in postharvest quality preservation and microbiological food safety -- Regulation of gene expression by LED lighting -- The influence of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) on the growth, antioxidant activities and metabolites in adventitious root of Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer -- Influence of LED lighting on in vitro plant regeneration and associated cellular redox balance -- Impact of light emitting diodes (LEDs) on propagation of orchids in tissue culture -- LEDs and their potential in somatic embryogenesis of Panax vietnamensis Ha et Grushv.
This book presents a comprehensive treatise on the advances in the use of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for sustainable crop production and describes the latest photomorphogenesis research findings. It introduces readers to the fundamentals and design features of LEDs applicable for plant growth and development and illustrates their advantages over the traditional lighting systems, including cost analyses. Further, it discusses a wide range of applications covering diverse areas of plant sciences relevant to controlled environment agriculture and in vitro plant morphogenesis. The chapters have been written by a team of pioneering international experts, who have made significant contributions to this emerging interdisciplinary field. The book will serve a valuable resource for graduate students, instructors, and researchers in the fields of horticulture, agricultural biotechnology, cell and developmental biology, and precision agriculture. It will also serve well professionals engaged in greenhouse and vertical farming..