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- Santos, João A.; Costa, Ricardo; Fraga, Helder
- Climatic change 2017 v.140 no.2 pp. 273-286
- fruit trees, etc ; Castanea; Ceratonia siliqua; Olea europaea; citrus fruits; climate; climate change; climate models; cold treatment; data collection; dormancy; growing season; heat; nut trees; planning; raw fruit; temperature; vines; winter; Portugal; Show all 20 Subjects
- ... Thermal growing conditions of temperate fruit and nut species in Portugal are assessed by two indices: growing degree hours (GDH) and chilling portions (CP). The first evaluates growing season heat accumulation (February–October), while the second determines chill accumulation during dormancy (October–February). These two indices are estimated based on gridded daily minimum and maximum temperature ...