Horticultural Physiology

Jesse Lafian wins college’s entrepreneurship competition

Jesse Lafian, a senior undergraduate in the horticulture department, won the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ Fabricate entrepreneurship competition. Jesse has been working a novel type of soil moisture sensor that can help farmers and landscapers track the irrigation needs of their plants. The ultimate goal is to…
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Lab publishes paper on new ‘smart’ LED light control approach

LED lights are quickly gaining popularity in greenhouses. LED lights have many advantages over more traditional HPS lights, including energy efficiency and the availability of lights with various spectra. One important property of LEDs lights that the horticulture industry has not yet taken advantage of is that the light output…
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Collaborative research with PhytoSynthetix highlighted by the Georgia Centers of Innovation

The horticultural physiology lab has collaborated with Phytosynthetix, an Athens, GA-based lighting company, for several years. Part of our joint work was supported by the Georgia Centers of Innovations. They just posted a blog about our joint work on LED lighting. You can read about it here: http://www.georgia.org/2016/12/07/phytosynthetix-takes-guess-work-greenhouse/
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David Gianino to receive his MS degree

David Gianino is set to receive his MS degree from the department of Horticulture at  University of Georgia. He has successfully completed and defended his thesis titled ‘ENDOREDUPLICATION AND ITS EFFECT ON FRUIT SIZE IN TOMATO AS AFFECTED BY DROUGHT STRESS ‘ David was co-advised by Drs. Anish Malladi and Marc van…
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