Light for Plant Health

This program is dedicated to developing sustainable disease management solutions using the latest lighting technologies to educate stakeholders on using light and other forms of optical energy to control plant diseases.

In the News

July 2022

Field trials at Kinderhook Creek Farm in Stephentown, New York, investigate the use of UV-C to treat powdery mildew on summer squash, specifically to discover whether leaf canopy agitation increases the efficacy of the UV treatments. LHRC Researcher, Nick Skinner, takes a visit.