Task Dwarf Fruit Production Study (Completed)
Last Published:  07/31/19 10:05:33 AM (Central)
Short Title: Dwarf Fruit
Responsible HRP Element: Human Health Countermeasures
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Funding Status: Completed - Task completed and produced a deliverable
Procurement Mechanism(s):
Directed
Aims:
       
  1. Identify promising dwarf plum genotypes from United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
  2. Establish plants in controlled environment growth chambers and monitor a range of growth and horticultural parameters using flight-like constraints (growing volumes, environmental conditions, watering techniques, and electrical lighting)
  3. Establish feasibility of growth protocols and cultivar selection for spaceflight, and make recommendations to guide future research solicitations. 
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