Effects of Temperature and Light in High Tunnel Primocane Red Raspberry Production

dc.contributor.author Riesselman, Leah
dc.contributor.author Nonnecke, Gail
dc.date 2018-02-13T11:00:24.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T03:47:01Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T03:47:01Z
dc.date.copyright Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2013
dc.date.embargo 2013-05-15
dc.date.issued 2013-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>High tunnel production of primocane red raspberries extendsthe growing season, decreases winter injury, increases cane height and growth rate, and improves overall fruit quality and yield. However, tunnels have the potential to increase light intensity levels and result in high air and soil temperatures, which are detrimental to primocane red raspberry production. Soil and air temperatures above 16°C (60.8°F) and 24°C (75.2°F) and light intensity levels beyond 600 µmol·mˉ²sˉ¹ have been shown to decrease water uptake, encourage premature bud-dormancy, delay time to ripening, and reduce fruit quality and weight. The proposed study is intended to 1) assess the relationship between temperature and light intensity and their effect(s) on primocane raspberry growth and development, 2) evaluate how effective shade cloth and soil mulch are in reducing temperature and light intensity levels of high tunnel red raspberry production, and 3) provide relatively inexpensive solutions to minimize temperature and light intensity damage in protected red raspberry production during the warm summer monthsin Iowa.</p>
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dc.identifier archive/lib.dr.iastate.edu/farms_reports/1907/
dc.identifier.articleid 2903
dc.identifier.contextkey 4145401
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dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/35742
dc.language.iso en
dc.relation.ispartofseries RFR A1209
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dc.subject.disciplines Agricultural Science
dc.subject.disciplines Agriculture
dc.subject.disciplines Fruit Science
dc.subject.disciplines Horticulture
dc.subject.keywords RFR A1209
dc.subject.keywords Horticulture
dc.title Effects of Temperature and Light in High Tunnel Primocane Red Raspberry Production
dc.type article
dc.type.genre horticulture_station
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