Abstract Detail


Loureiro, Rafael [1].

PRONTO - A standard method to evaluate Physiological Responses Of mooN regoliTh crOps.

Having a standard methodology proposed to how to grow crops on Moon simulant soils and how to analyze the generated data is pivotal not only to solve the limitations imposed by SBA, to cut costs of in-situ trial farms but to also be able to connect space agriculture scientists under the same method allowing, in the near future for those results to be used in crop prediction models or directly applied on pilot tests. Our main aim was to generate a standard methodology for seed germination rate and crop yield performance of high nutritious content crops in Lunar simulant soil.

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1 - Winston Salem State University, W.B. Atkinson Science Building (Room 426) 1309 Cromartie St., Winston-Salem, NC, 27101, USA


Presentation Type: Poster
Session: P, Physiology Posters
Location: Virtual/Virtual
Date: Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
Time: 5:00 PM Time and date to be determined
Number: PPS004
Abstract ID:823
Candidate for Awards:Physiological Section Physiological Section Li-COR Prize

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