The Yield and Maturity Period of' potatoes (Solanum Tuberosum) at Low Latitudes

No Thumbnail Available
Date
1941
Authors
Journal Title
Journal ISSN
Volume Title
Publisher
Abstract
A review of the physiological work shows that information on the effect of light on the tuber-yield of the potato plant is inadequate and conflicting. There is need of experiments, especially on British varieties, carefully planned to ascertain the photo-synthetic relations of potato plants to light of all intensities up to tropical sunlight; to ascertain the effect of different day-lengths, fixed and variable, on yield; and to as certain how these effects are modified by temperature. Meanwhile, the existing experimental data do not appear to warrant the sweeping
Description
Keywords
Citation
Experimental Agriculture, XII (45), p. 13-20