Protected Culture for Vegetable and Small Fruit Crops: Types of Structures
Low tunnels for vegetable and small fruit production. Credits: B. M. Santos, UF/IFAS
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Keywords

greenhouses
screen houses
tunnels
shade houses

How to Cite

Agehara, Shinsuke, and Gary Vallad. 2020. “Protected Culture for Vegetable and Small Fruit Crops: Types of Structures”. EDIS 2020 (5). https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-hs1224-2020.

Abstract

A protective structure is defined as any structure designed to modify the environment in which plants are grown. Protective structures, such as greenhouses, screen houses, and tunnels, are known worldwide as production systems for high-quality vegetable and fruit crops. 

This minor revision by Shinsuke Agehara adds updated information regarding 2015 revisions to the Worker Protection Standards in the last paragraph, and removes two former authors are no longer affiliated with UF.
https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/hs1224

Previous version: Santos, Bielinski, Gary Vallad, and Emmanuel Torres-Quezada. 2013. “Protected Culture for Vegetable and Small Fruit Crops: Types of Structures”. EDIS 2013 (7). https://journals.flvc.org/edis/article/view/121080.

https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-hs1224-2020
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