phytotron


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phytotron

[′fīd·ə‚trän]
(botany)
A research tool used to study whole plants; contains a large number of individually controlled environments that provide the means of studying the effect of each environmental factor, such as temperature or light, at many levels simultaneously.
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The further phytotron will be mounted from the city, the greater differences will be:
For prevention of solution evaporation, petri dishes were sealed with parafilm and placed in a phytotron at 25[+ or -] 2 [degrees]C temperature with a 16h/8h light/dark photoperiod.
High temperatures also reduced seed germination and vigor in growth chamber and phytotron experiments (Keigley and Mullen, 1986; Dornbos and Mullen, 1991; Zanakis et al.
Pots were arranged in randomised blocks in a daylight phytotron maintained at 25[degrees]C/20[degrees]C (day/night temperatures).
Effects of global change on C balance of wet sedge tundra were first investigated in the short-term phytotron studies of Billings et al.
All seeds collected over the course of the study are archived according to trap and collection date at the Duke University Phytotron.
Patterson conducted controlled-environment experiments in the phytotron at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, to determine factors potentially limiting the ecological range and agricultural impact of tropical soda apple.
1) and in a phytotron climate chamber simulating the mean hourly temperatures of the uncontrolled greenhouse (Trt.
The experiment was conduct in a phytotron of the Institute of Soil and Water Conservation located in Yangling, Shaanxi, China.
Preservation of in vitro shoots encompassing 3 leaves was carried out in two conditions: refrigerator (4-6[degrees]C) in complete darkness and phytotron (20 [+ or -] 2[degrees]C) with 16/8 hour light/dark cycle (as control).
Examples could be electronic phytotron temperature, humidity, illumination and other systems.