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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Tree Canopy Temperature Management

Author
item Glenn, D Michael

Submitted to: Concise Encyclopedia of Temperate Zone Tree Fruits
Publication Type: Popular Publication
Publication Acceptance Date: January 9, 2003
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: Tree canopy temperature management strategies utilize the physical properties of water and mineral materials to modify the microclimate of a fruit tree to reduce environmental damage. These strategies improve fruit quality and the stability of orchard productivity by reducing water stress, sunburn, and other temperature-related injuries.

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