How does your garden grow in space?
from Botanical Society of America via Science Daily
Astronauts in low-earth orbit could use a fresh salad to brighten up all those freeze-dried meals. But the microgravity space environment can affect plant growth in ways we're only beginning to understand. In research presented in a recent issue of
Applications in Plant Sciences
, researchers showed that two different transcriptomic approaches could feasibly be used to understand how subcomponents of plant organs respond to the space environment.
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