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Julia Charlotte Robinson, Guochen Yang, Sanjun Gu, and Zhongge (Cindy) Lu

between the 40% and 80% shade levels, respectively. Similar studies growing shade-tolerant plants, such as mountain laurel under increasing light, found that 40% was optimal for plant growth and that full light would have a detrimental effect on leaf

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Kristin L. Getter and Bridget K. Behe

color investments for the home and commercial landscapes in Michigan. However, it is frequently used in the same landscape beds year after year as a result of perceived lack of alternatives for other colorful shade-tolerant plants. Impatiens downy mildew

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Kelly M. Stanton, Sally S. Weeks, Michael N. Dana, and Michael V. Mickelbart

color in both herbaceous ( Jeong et al., 2009 ; Vendrame et al., 2004 ) and woody species ( Hampson et al., 1996 ). Shade-tolerant plants have both morphological and physiological adaptations that allow them to adapt to low-light conditions ( Boardman

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Shawn R. Steiman, Harry C. Bittenbender, and Travis W. Idol

Surround WP using glass plates and slides and field-grown Coffea arabica L. ‘Typica’. Coffee is a shade-tolerant plant that produces high yields in unshaded conditions. However, high rates of fertilization and irrigation are necessary to maintain such an

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Eric T. Wolske, Bruce E. Branham, and Kevin J. Wolz

desiccation and ultraviolet radiation stress ( Valladares and Niinemets, 2008 ; Valladares et al., 2016 ). Shade-tolerant plants tend to be more plastic in morphological adaptations to optimize light capture and increase photosynthetic efficiencies at low

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Edward J. Nangle, David S. Gardner, James D. Metzger, John R. Street, and T. Karl Danneberger

found in turfgrass grown in shade suggesting that N use efficiency declines with reduced PPF conditions ( Westhafer et al., 1982 ). Shade-tolerant plants allocate more N to the thylakoids enhancing light absorption pigment development ( Evans, 1989