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Protecting apple trees from rain –better fruit quality and maintenance of yield

Kjaer, Katrine Heinsvig (2016) Protecting apple trees from rain –better fruit quality and maintenance of yield. Speech at: ISHS 2016 - VIII International Symposium on Light in Horticulture, Michigan, USA, 22 - 26 May 2016.

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Plastic rain shields reduce the leaf and fruit wetness and protect apple trees against major leaf diseases and hail damage. Shielding the trees may reduce incoming radiation, especially in the ultraviolet (UV) region of the light spectrum, and affect the microclimate and photosynthesis.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Speech
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Fruit and berries
Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Research affiliation: Denmark > AU - Aarhus University
Denmark > Organic RDD 2 > ProtecFruit
Deposited By: Broedsgaard Henriksen, Academic employee Merete
ID Code:31467
Deposited On:26 May 2017 08:54
Last Modified:26 May 2017 08:54
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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