Task Dwarf Fruit Production Study (Completed)
Last Published:  03/26/21 03:34:00 PM (Central)
Short Title: Dwarf Fruit
Responsible HRP Element: Human Health Countermeasures
Collaborating Org(s):
Funding Status: Completed - Task completed and produced a deliverable
Procurement Mechanism(s):
  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.