phytotron


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phytotron

(ˈfaɪtəʊˌtrɒn)
n
(Botany) a building in which plants can be grown on a large scale, under controlled conditions
[C20: from phyto- + -tron, on the model of cyclotron]
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The President examined information stands, learned about the centres selection achievements and visited the phytotron facility (research greenhouse).
Controlled environment experiments were performed in a phytotron growth chamber (Climamont[R]), with temperatures between 5 and 25[degrees]C and in a climatic chamber (Quimis[R]) for temperatures higher than 25[degrees]C, both having temperature and humidity control at the Plant Breeding Laboratory of the Universidade Federal do Pampa--Campus Itaqui (latitude 29[degrees]09'21.
They were grown in a phytotron with day/night temperatures of 24degC and 18degC, respectively, and a 14 h day light length.
Carbon gain and water-use in pinyon pine-juniper woodlands of northern New Mexico--field versus phytotron chamber measurements.
Chlorella suspension was placed in phytotron with temperatures: 15, 25, 35, 40 [degrees]C for five days.
Cavell Brownie and Wade Wall for initial statistical assistance; Andy Walker, Angela Richardson, Julie Roszco, Jennifer Petite, and Caitlin Elam for their help with data collection; Dave Stephan for insect identification; Jenny Xiang for use of her lab facilities; Donna Wright for providing greenhouse space; and the NCSU Phytotron for research space.
Growth and survival of seedlings of various Picea species under northern climatic conditions: Results from Phytotron and field experiments.
After a subsequent 3-day treatment within a phytotron under light-emitting diodes, there was a reduction of 44 percent to 65 percent in nitrate concentration.
Let us analyze the economic aspects of phytotron arrangement.
Opondo-se a esses resultados, Pinho (1992) trabalhando com sorgo e milheto em condicoes controladas de phytotron, constatou um aumento medio de 46,5% das cultivares de milheto em relacao as testemunhas, enquanto nas cultivares de sorgo este aumento foi de 137,5%.