Effect of Low-light Intensity on Growth, Yield and Quality of Strawberries

광부족 조건이 딸기의 생육 및 생산성에 미치는 영향

  • Lee, Gyu-Bin (Department of Horticulture Bioscience, Pusan National University) ;
  • Lee, Jung-Eun (Department of Horticulture Bioscience, Pusan National University) ;
  • Je, Byoung-Il (Department of Horticulture Bioscience, Pusan National University) ;
  • Lee, Yong-Jae (Department of Horticulture Bioscience, Pusan National University) ;
  • Park, Young-Hoon (Department of Horticulture Bioscience, Pusan National University) ;
  • Choi, Young-Whan (Department of Horticulture Bioscience, Pusan National University) ;
  • Son, Beung-Gu (Department of Horticulture Bioscience, Pusan National University) ;
  • Kang, Nam-Jun (Department of Horticulture, Gyeongsang National University) ;
  • Kang, Jum-Soon (Department of Horticulture Bioscience, Pusan National University)
  • 이규빈 (부산대학교 원예생명과학과) ;
  • 이정은 (부산대학교 원예생명과학과) ;
  • 제병일 (부산대학교 원예생명과학과) ;
  • 이용재 (부산대학교 원예생명과학과) ;
  • 박영훈 (부산대학교 원예생명과학과) ;
  • 최영환 (부산대학교 원예생명과학과) ;
  • 손병구 (부산대학교 원예생명과학과) ;
  • 강남준 (경상대학교 원예학과) ;
  • 강점순 (부산대학교 원예생명과학과)
  • Received : 2020.01.08
  • Accepted : 2020.02.10
  • Published : 2020.02.29


The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of shading on the growth and productivity of strawberries. Photosynthesis was normally achieved under natural light without shading treatment, and vegetative growth of under- and aboveground part of strawberry plants were excellent. Strawberry fruit productivity and quality were different depending on shading conditions. In natural light, they were improved possibly by balanced vegetative and reproductive growth. However, under light-shading conditions with insufficient sunshine, photosynthetic activity deteriorated and carbohydrate production was therfore inadequate; this adversely affected plant height and quality. The negative effects were more pronounced at 50% shading condition. Shading treatments resulting in insufficient sunshine had a detrimental impact on plant productivity and growth; this implies that proper shading conditions could heip improve yield and fruit quality.


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