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Record number 454112
Title Optimal leaf area leads to higher production and higher income : Don't prune too many tomato leaves
Author(s) Heuvelink, E.; Kierkels, T.
Source In Greenhouses : the international magazine for greenhouse growers 3 (2014)2. - ISSN 2215-0633 - p. 52 - 53.
Department(s) Horticultural Supply Chains
Publication type Article in professional journal
Publication year 2014
Keyword(s) glastuinbouw - solanum lycopersicum - plantenontwikkeling - bladoppervlakte - ontbladering - assimilatie - netto-assimilatiesnelheid - groenten - greenhouse horticulture - solanum lycopersicum - plant development - leaf area - defoliation - assimilation - net assimilation rate - vegetables
Categories Tomatoes / Plant Physiology
Abstract Good light interception is the first step to good production. For that you need sufficient leaf area in the greenhouse. But it’s difficult for a grower to determine how much leaf surface area is present. Research is shedding new insight into this aspect.
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