Temperatures affects plant growth and distribution. This publication explains how low temperatures (chilling and freezing) affect plant growth in production greenhouses, nurseries, and landscapes. These three environments have different causes and effects, each requiring unique responses to avoid injury. This publication outlines different techniques that can be used to avoid cold injury to plants.

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Published on Jan 04, 2017

Bodie V. Pennisi Professor; Areas of Interest: Commercial landscape, Horticulture Eric Stallknecht MS Graduate Research Assistant, Horticulture Paul A. Thomas Professor; Areas of Interest: Floriculture, Horticulture
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