12. Light-Quality Manipulation by Horticulture Industry

  1. Garry C. Whitelam1 and
  2. Karen J. Halliday2
  1. Nihal C. Rajapakse and
  2. Yosepha Shahak

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988893.ch12

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 30: Light and Plant Development

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 30: Light and Plant Development

How to Cite

Rajapakse, N. C. and Shahak, Y. (2007) Light-Quality Manipulation by Horticulture Industry, in Annual Plant Reviews Volume 30: Light and Plant Development (eds G. C. Whitelam and K. J. Halliday), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988893.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Botany, School of Biological Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK

  2. 2

    School of Biological Sciences, the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405145381

Online ISBN: 9780470988893

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Keywords:

  • horticulture industry;
  • light-quality;
  • greenhouse covers;
  • photoselective nets;
  • coloured plastic mulch

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Regions of light spectrum important for plant growth and development

  • Plant responses to quality of light

  • Light manipulation by horticulture industry

  • Future prospects