Ian Goodwin

About Ian Goodwin

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources, Victoria
03 5333 5240

Shedding light on netting

Netting intercepts solar radiation, reducing the amount of energy reaching fruit and hence lowering the risk of sunburn and colour bleaching of fruit. However, netting also lowers radiation that is needed for photosynthesis and colour development. In this article we present some preliminary data on the effects of netting on some important wavelengths of light. [...]

By |June 25th, 2018|Netting, hail and sunburn|