Record nummer 104550
Titel Windbeschutting van cultuurgewassen, vooral onderzocht voor fruit
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door Jacob Anton van Rhee
Auteur(s) Rhee, J.A. van
Uitgever Arnhem : G.W. van der Wiel
Jaar van uitgave 1959
Pagina's 66 p.
Titel van reeks Mededeling / Instituut voor Toegepast Biologisch Onderzoek in de Natuur (43)
Titel van reeks Mededeling / Proefstation voor de Fruitteelt in de volle Grond, Wilhelminadorp (1)
Annotatie(s) Proefschrift Wageningen
Tutor(s) Wellensiek, Prof. Dr. Ir. S.J.
Promotiedatum 1959-06-24
Proefschrift nr. 260
Samenvatting door auteur toon abstract
The use of wind-breaks in orchards was studied. Similar observations were carried out on early horticultural crops such as strawberry and potato, and on field crops such as rye, wheat, sugar-beet, and maize.

Net profits of 10-45 % with apple and 12-162 % with pear were calculated, if the wind-breaks were 4-6 h away (h = height of the wind-break). The analysis showed that wind-breaking had an important influence on fruit-setting. Higher mean temperature and humidity in sheltered places may favour pollination and fertilization. Therefore, the recommendation to plant more wind-breaks than usual should be accompanied by advice on planting of wind-break trees coming into leaf before blossom time.

Strawberries yielded significantly more and were much more profitable in sheltered areas. With early potato, higher revenues were obtained only by promoting earliness, perhaps through 'hothouse' conditions in the sheltered zone.

Smaller increases in yield were found for field crops in a zone of nearby 10 h away from the wind-break.

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Trefwoorden (cab) boomgaarden / fruitteelt / vruchtbomen / windbescherming / gewasbescherming / plagenbestrijding / klimaatfactoren / meteorologische factoren / windsingels / heggen
Rubrieken Bosecologie
Publicatie type Proefschrift
Taal Nederlands
Toelichting ITBON studie
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