Phytotron modification: Admits more sunlight through plastic panels
AuthorsF. P. Zscheile
S. M. Henderson
A. S. Leonard
L. W. Neubauer
Authors AffiliationsF. P. Zscheile is Professor of Agronomy, University of California, Davis; S. M. Henderson is Professor of Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis; A. S. Leonard is Agricultural Engineer, University of California, Davis; L. W. Neubauer is Professor of Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 17(1):10-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v017n01p10. January 1963.
Use of double-pane, clear plastic panels with prismatic lower surfaces to direct sunlight downward from the roof, and patterned for diffusion of light from side panels, allowed 93% more sunlight for plant growth than the glass block design used previously in phytotron tests at Davis.
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