M. Litzow and H. Pellet
Materials for potential use in sunscald prevention
Journal of Arboriculture 9 (2): 35-38
Sunscald is a major problem on many shade trees in winters when wide daily temperature fluctuations occur. Various protective materials were tested to determine effectiveness in preventing rapid temperature changes in alternating sunny and shady conditions. Foylon 7018 and Ross TreeGards were significantly better than the control in preventing a drop in cambial temperature 15-19 minutes after shading.
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