By Luciano Massetti, from CNR IBIMET Florence, long-time buiometrista.
Published on Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, June 5, 2018.
• Artificial light affects leaf fall phenology of Platanus x acerifolia.
• Trees exposed to higher level of light maintained green leaves longer in winter.
• Lighting and greening should be jointly considered in the design of public spaces.
• Presence-absence protocol for phenology can be useful in real context monitoring.