Strategic Temperature Management for Poinsettias

Faust, Jim; Lewis, Kelly; Komarabo, Niharika; Rapaka, Vijay; Knauer, Ryan; Losenge, Turoop
July 2008
GPN: Greenhouse Product News;Jul2008, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p70
The article offers information on the strategic temperature management for poinsettias. Researchers at the Clemson University in South Carolina revealed that cool finishing temperatures could affect the height, bract development and timing. However, just like any new production idea, growers would start experimenting on a small scale to gain experience and learn how to implement this new process in their own facility before attempting it on a large scale.


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