NASA idea to grow plants quickly back on Earth

The NASA research incriminated using the continuous light on wheat which provokes early procreation in the plants. Lee Hickey, Senior Research Fellow at University of Queensland (UQ) in Australia said that“By using speed breeding techniques in specially modified glasshouses we can sprout six generations of wheat, chickpea and barley plants, and four generations of canola plants in a single year as opposed to two or three generations in a regular glasshouse, or a single generation in the field,”
He added. “Our experiments showed that the standard and yield of the plants grown under controlled climate and enhance daylight conditions was as good, or sometimes better, than those grown in well-organized glasshouses,” he said the speed breeding technique has largely been used for research but is now being espoused by industry.

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