UF Growth Chamber Facility is largest agricultural research facility in Florida

Article Posted on February 17, 2021

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - The only facility like it’s kind in Florida, the new UF Growth Chamber Facility is expected to have a great impact on agricultural science.

As the sunshine state, researchers often struggle with too much sunlight when conducting research in green houses. Now, with this Institute of Food and Agricultural Science (IFAS) facility, they can control and track the amount of light with led lights in their research.

Chair of UF’s Horticultural Education Department, Dean Kopeselle, explained how it works.


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