Northeast SARE Grantee-Produced Info Product
High Tunnel Temperature Management
Temperature management is one of the most critical factors in successful production of many high tunnel crops. While raising the minimum temperature is important, keeping the maximum temperature from exceeding a range optimum for crop growth is equally important.
This short fact sheet includes recommended temperature ranges for common crops, and strategies for managing temperature.
Want more information? See the related SARE grant(s) ENE08-109, An Educational Program to Expand Season Extension of Horticulture Crops in West Virginia.
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