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Carole Saravitz

Director & Research Associate Professor


Phytotron 2003


Area(s) of Expertise

Phytotronics, LED lighting, Hydroponic

Research Interests

At the NCSU Phytotron, we are involved in the design and implementation of phytotronics studies  to solve controlled environment problems as well as testing of controlled environment innovations. Increased energy efficiency is a main focus of current research projects. Current interests include development of LED light protocols that provide optimal growth of a wide variety of plants including common crop plants such as corn, soybean, cotton and horticultural crops such as cucumber and tomato.


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