Do plants grow better under infrared lights?

Answer No, since there is insufficient energy in infrared photons to carry on photosynthesis.

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Are grow lights better for plants than fluorescent lights?

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Can I use CFL lights to grow plants?

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Can led lights grow plants?

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How do I grow plants under fluorescent lights?

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