Environmental-factors affecting the yield of tea (Camellia Sinensis) .1. effects of air-temperature


Tanton, T. W. (1982) Environmental-factors affecting the yield of tea (Camellia Sinensis) .1. effects of air-temperature. Experimental Agriculture, 18, (1), 47-52. (doi:10.1017/S0014479700013417).

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The response of tea shoots to temperature was studied in the field and in controlled environments. Shoot extension stopped below about 12.5°C. Shoots of mature tea took 491 day degrees above the base temperature of 12.8°C to grow to a harvestable size of 15 cm.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0014-4797 (print)
1469-4441 (electronic)
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
ePrint ID: 75308
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:54
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/75308

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