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Shade Effect on Plant Growth: Part 4 of 4

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  • Huang, Yutao (2024), ‘Shading Treatment during Late Stage of Seed Development Promotes Subsequent Seed Germination and seedlings Establishment in Sunflower

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  • Kusuma, Paul & Bugbee, Bruce 2023, ‘On the contrasting morphological response to far-red at high and low photon fluxes’. Frontiers in Plant Science, June 2 2023

  • Martinez-Zamora, Lorena,2023 ‘Effect of postharvest visible spectrum LED lighting on quality and bioactive compounds of tomatoes during shelf life’, LWT , Volume 174, 15 January 2023

  • Morello, Victorio, 2022 ‘Light Quality Impacts Vertical Growth Rate, Phytochemical Yield and Cannaboid Production Efficiency in Cannabis Sativa’, Plants 2022 11(21), 2982

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  • Prisca, Meyer (2022) ‘Blue and Far Red Light Control Flowering Time of Woodland Strawberry’, Environmental and Experimental Botany (Volume 198, June 2022)

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  • Song, Yanjie, (2023),’Unravelling effects of red/far-red light on nutritional quality and the role and mechanism in regulating lycopene synthesis in postharvest cherry tomatoes’, Food Chemistry, 414

  • Yan, Li ,2021 ’Mixed Red and Blue Light Promotes Tomato Seedlings growth by influencing leaf anatomy, photosynthesis, CO2 assimilation and endogenous hormones’  Scientia Horticulturae,  Volume 290, 15 December 2021 


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