With so many greenhouse sensors on the market, how do you know which ones to get? Obviously you'll want one that meets your basic monitoring needs — like CO2, humidity, etc. But even then, there are still many types of individual sensors to suit a variety of greenhouse monitoring applications.
Commercial operators know that greenhouse temperature monitoring is crucial to plants' health, blooming and yield. It takes more than simply checking a thermometer every day to ensure the safety of your inventory.
Depending on what plants you have in your greenhouse, there may be a very fine line between temperatures that are acceptable and temperatures that are dangerous. For certain plants, even a brief dip into unfavorable temperatures can be damaging. According to an article from Cell Press, "Plants are incredibly temperature sensitive and can perceive changes of as little as one degree Celsius."