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Harvesting Arabidopsis Plants In Space

By Keith Cowing
Press Release
August 20, 2018
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Harvesting Arabidopsis Plants In Space
Arabidopsis plants

Arabidopsis plants are pictured before being harvested inside the Plant Habitat-01 housed inside Europe’s Columbus laboratory module.
The Plant Habitat-01 study seeks to comprehensively compare differences in genetics, metabolism, photosynthesis, and gravity sensing between plants grown in space and on Earth.

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