Diffuse greenhouse covering materials material technology, measurements and evaluation of optical properties

@inproceedings{Hemming2008DiffuseGC,
  title={Diffuse greenhouse covering materials material technology, measurements and evaluation of optical properties},
  author={Silke Hemming and V. Mohammadkhani and Tom A. Dueck},
  year={2008}
}
At high irradiation levels, diffuse greenhouse coverings result in better light distribution, lower crop temperature, decreased transpiration, and increased photosynthesis and growth. Various greenhouse coverings (plastic films, glass panes and temporal coatings) can be used to transform direct light into diffuse light. However, light diffusing properties of materials are hardly known. Optical properties of a wide range of materials are being currently investigated, including direct light… 

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