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LESSON SEVEN

Photosynthesis and Light 7-4

Plant Light Needs:
Plants have differing needs for light and, as a general rule, most fruiting crops need more light when they are in a fruiting stage than when they are in a vegetative stage.

The chart below shows a variety of crops and their individual light needs.
             

Crop

Light Needs

Beans

Medium - High

Beets

Low

Broccoli

Medium - High

Cabbage

Low -Medium

Carrots

Low

Cauliflower

Medium -High

Cucumber

High

Lettuce

Low

Melons

High

Peas

 Medium - High

Peppers

High

Radishes

Low

Onions

Medium - High

Spinach

Low

Tomatoes

High

Various crop Light Needs

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