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Modulating the light environment with the peach 'asymmetric orchard': effects on gas exchange performances, photoprotection, and photoinhibition

Losciale, Pasquale; Chow, Wah S (Fred); Corelli-Grappadelli, Luca


The productivity of fruit trees is a linear function of the light intercepted, although the relationship is less tight when greater than 50% of available light is intercepted. This paper investigates the management of light energy in peach using the measurement of whole-tree light interception and gas exchange, along with the absorbed energy partitioning at the leaf level by concurrent measurements of gas exchange and chlorophyll fluorescence. These measurements were performed on trees of a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Experimental Botany
DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erp387


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