Respiration is necessary for growth and maintenance : growth rate is ten times higher in summer than in winter

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Abstract

Does respiration divert energy away from production or does it lead to more production? The answer is both. Steering plant growth based on respiration is very complicated. However, in a closed greenhouse is should be possible to better control the maintenance respiration.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)40-41
JournalIn Greenhouses : the international magazine for greenhouse growers
Volume2
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • greenhouse horticulture
  • cut flowers
  • ornamental horticulture
  • plant development
  • assimilation
  • plant physiology
  • closed systems
  • seasonal growth

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