Effect of the Evaporative Cooling on the Human Thermal Comfort and Heat Stress in a Greenhouse under Arid Conditions
Various types of greenhouse work and the corresponding highest permissible WBGT values.
Type of greenhouse work
Permissible WBGT (°C)
No work is recommended
Preparation of spinach, defoliation of strawberry, leaves swing, standing relaxed, and so forth
Disbudding, training, pinching, planting, chemical spraying, and so forth
Weeding, fruit thinning, fertilizing, standing poles, extending screens, and so forth
Mowing, preparation of nursery beds, and so forth
Soil mounding, row creation, removal of crop wastes, and so forth
Digging with a spade, working with an axe, and so forth
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