The ASHS Growth Chambers and Controlled Environments Working Group (CEWG) is pleased to announce the winners of its first competition of the best student oral presentations related to controlled environment research at the ASHS Annual Conference.
The competition was held during at the American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Conference, July 31 - August 3, 2012 in Miami, Florida.
School of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona.
Title of presentation: Growth and Morphology of Greenhouse Cucumbers Seedlings Grown under Varied Daily Solar Light Integrals with Different Supplemental LED Blue:Red Ratios
Advisor: Chieri Kubota
Horticulture, Michigan State University
Title of presentation: Comparing Growth Responses of Bedding Plant Seedlings under Different Red Wavelengths from Light-emitting Diodes
Advisor: Erik S. Runkle
Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University
Title of presentation: Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) As a Sustainable Alternative for Lighting Greenhouse-grown Tomatoes
Advisor: Cary A. Mitchell
The next competition will take place during the 2013 ASHS Annual Conference in Palm Desert, CA. Competitors may enter this competition during the call for abstracts beginning in Fall 2012.
Details for submitting abstracts and registering for the competition will be available on the ASHS website starting in Fall 2012. The competition is open to both graduate and undergraduate students.
This award is supported by the following organizations: