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WSN application in led plant factory using continuous lighting (Cl) method

Harun, Ahmad Nizar and Ahmad, Robiah and Mohamed, Norliza (2015) WSN application in led plant factory using continuous lighting (Cl) method. In: IEEE Conference on Open Systems (ICOS), 24-26 Aug, 2015, Melaka, Malaysia.

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Abstract

This study was performed to investigate the best practise on using LED light to optimum growth to reduce turn around time using different kind of photoperiod study and using Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) technology as remote monitoring system has been conducted. Growth performance of Brassica Chinensis under two different wavelengths (blue and red) 16:4 as light source has been used to determine plant growth performance and phytochemicals aspect of plant characteristics. Two experiments were conducted which is the pulse treatment (1 hour light and 1 hour dark) and continuous light (CL) photoperiod treatment in both trials. Observation such as leaves count, height, dry weight and chlorophyll of both plant were analysed. It was noted that the CL photoperiod has significant effect on overall growth performance and remarkably lead to improve the efficiency of the plant factory. In order to reason on data and monitor the environmental parameters of the plant factory, an intelligent system using embedded system has been developed to automate the LED control and manipulation. The result shows that the system is stable and has referential significantly in the area of plant factory or indoor farming system.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:indoor farming, plant factory
Subjects:T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions:Razak School of Engineering and Advanced Technology
ID Code:61395
Deposited By: Widya Wahid
Deposited On:31 Mar 2017 15:08
Last Modified:09 Aug 2017 15:29

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