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Frost and crops : frost prediction and plant protection

Author: William Ireland
Publisher: Eastbourne, N.Z. : W. Ireland, 2005.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Ireland
ISBN: 0473101084 9780473101084
OCLC Number: 85824575
Notes: "Tells how to use Isaac Newton's 'law of cooling' for on-the-spot prediction of temperature overnight in a radiation frost. Brings together practical information of interest to those who grow plants in frost-prone areas and the methods that are used to protect valuable crops from frost damage"--Back cover.
Description: viii, 166 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Definitions --
2. Climate change --
3. Adaptation of plants to climate --
4. Freezing of plant material --
5. Radiation frost --
6. Frost prediction and protection models --
7. Frost protection --
8. Biological and chemical frost control --
9. Modified environment frost control --
10. Heated environment frost control --
11. Water sprinkling frost control --
12. Artificial fog frost control --
13. Wind machine frost control.
Responsibility: William Ireland.

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