19 Aug 2022

Making plants grow faster with light treatments

From Afternoons, 1:34 pm on 19 August 2022

If we continue at our current rate, we won't have enough of many crops to feed the planet.

We need to increase the yield ASAP. But genetic modification and chemical sprays can be slow, expensive, and won't get us to where we need to be.

But a Palmerston North company has been able to improve the productivity of plants with light treatments.

BioLumic Found and Chief Scientific officer Dr Jason Wargent talks to Jesse about their processes.

Vegetable garden

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