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Current state and research trend in light environment for plant factory
Author(s): Hiroshi Shimizu; Hiroshi Nakashima; Juro Miyasaka; Katsuaki Ohdoi
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Paper Abstract

Plant factory has been attracting attention as a new system of food production, and there are approximately 130 commercially operated facilities in March 2012 in Japan. Currently, leafy vegetables are mainly produced in plant factory. However, not only year-round and agricultural chemical free production but new researches focused on high value-added vegetable production and raw material production for pharmaceutical compounds have been studied. This report outlines the recent trends in research on high-value-added plants using light environments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 May 2013
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 8881, Sensing Technologies for Biomaterial, Food, and Agriculture 2013, 888104 (17 May 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2032135
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Hiroshi Shimizu, Kyoto Univ. (Japan)
Hiroshi Nakashima, Kyoto Univ. (Japan)
Juro Miyasaka, Kyoto Univ. (Japan)
Katsuaki Ohdoi, Kyoto Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8881:
Sensing Technologies for Biomaterial, Food, and Agriculture 2013
Naoshi Kondo, Editor(s)

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