TITLE

An international perspective on hardiness ratings

AUTHOR(S)
Rice, Graham
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Plantsman: New Series;Jun2010, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p118
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the international systems of rating the hardiness of plants. It states that Great Britain perform the four zone system H1 to H4 based on the growing conditions required by the plants. It cites that Canada based its system on the range of factors which include the minimum winter temperatures, frost-free period length, and summer rainfall. It adds that U.S. rates the plants in four systems but the 11 winter hardiness zones base on winter temperature is the most dominant.
ACCESSION #
51934241

 

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