Hilgardia
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University of California
Hilgardia

Plantclimates of California: Zones of similar plant responses and their possible interpretation by effective day-night temperatures

Authors

M. H. Kimball
F. A. Brooks

Authors Affiliations

M.H. Kimball is Extension Ornamental Horticulturist, University of California, Los Angeles; F. A. Brooks is Professor of Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 13(5):7-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v013n05p7. May 1959.

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Abstract

Climate is one–and perhaps the most important–of the fundamental determinants of what plants can be grown in a given area. Climate, in this broad sense, includes temperature, total annual rainfall and seasonal distribution, as well as atmospheric humidity, air movement and light and other factors.

Kimball M, Brooks F. 1959. Plantclimates of California: Zones of similar plant responses and their possible interpretation by effective day-night temperatures. Hilgardia 13(5):7-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v013n05p7
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