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How moonlight affects the health of coffee trees

A French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD) study has shown that despite its very low intensity, moonlight affects coffee trees on a molecular level, and disrupts their circadian clock. CIRAD says it would therefore be in the interests of the horticultural and market garden sectors to control the effect on crops of this type of light. The results of the study have just been published in the journal BMC Plant Biology.
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