Winter greenhouse strawberry production using conditioned plug plants

@article{Durner1999WinterGS,
  title={Winter greenhouse strawberry production using conditioned plug plants},
  author={Edward F. Durner},
  journal={Hortscience},
  year={1999},
  volume={34},
  pages={615-616}
}
  • E. Durner
  • Published 1 July 1999
  • Biology
  • Hortscience
Two- to three-week-old 'Sweet Charlie' strawberry (Fragaria ×ananassa Duch.) plug plants were conditioned [seven 9-hour short days without chilling (21 °C day/21 °C night) followed by seven 9-hour short days with chilling during the nyctoperiod (21 °C/12 °C night)] in September, then planted in a vertical hydroponic system for winter greenhouse production. Conditioned plugs produced significantly more fruit than did nonconditioned control plugs in January and February, but the difference was… 

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