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High tunnels found effective for finishing cold-tolerant annuals

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Interesting study on High tunnels/cold tolerant annuals, here : http://phys.org/news/2014-12-high-tunnels-effective-finishing-cold-tolerant.html#nRlv

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The authors concluded that production of cold-tolerant annuals in unheated or minimally heated high tunnels can be a "viable alternative" for commercial producers aiming to reduce energy costs. "While we acknowledge the risk of finishing spring bedding plant crops in an unheated environment, there is a potential for gains in profitability for producers because of the lower capital and energy costs of high tunnels as compared with conventional greenhouses," the authors said.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-12-high-tunnels-effective-finishing-cold-tolerant.html#jCp
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