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Whatcom Ag Monthly

April 2024

Volume 13 Issue 4

Ensuring Photosynthetic Health with Chlorophyll Fluorescence Measurements

Plant photosynthetic health is an important part of producing high yielding and quality crops. A reliable approach to quantify photosynthetic health is by measuring chlorophyll fluorescence, which is the re-emission of red wavebands by chlorophyll molecules in plants. This occurs during photosynthesis and serves as a key indicator of plant vitality.