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The effect of daily light integral on bedding plant growth and flowering

Author(s): J. E. Faust, V. Holcombe, N. C. Rajapakse, D. R. Layne

Year: 2005

Journal Link: http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/search.dtl
Volume: 40
Issue: 3
Pages: 645-649

Article Topic(s): Light,Phenology
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse

Species Referenced: Salvia coccinea (Scarlet sage),

Abstract

Investigates the effects of daily light integral (DLI) on the growth and flowering responses of bedding plants, including Salvia coccinea. Bedding plants were grown in direct sun or under 50, 70 or 90% shade. The article discusses guidelines for managing DLI for bedding plant production in greenhouses.

Suggested Citation

J. E. Faust, V. Holcombe, N. C. Rajapakse, and D. R. Layne. "The effect of daily light integral on bedding plant growth and flowering." Hortscience 40.3 (2005): 645-649.

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ISSN: 0018-5345

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