Indoor Ag Science Café discusses optimizing crop growth

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‘Crop Growth Monitoring and Simulation Based Resource Use Optimization’ by Dr. Murat Kacira and KC Shasteen (University of Arizona)

This presentation given by Dr. Murat Kacira and his graduate student KC Shasteen introduces the concept of using crop modeling/simulation for making indoor farming management decisions. Indoor Ag Science Café is an outreach program of a project OptimIA, funded by USDA SCRI grant program ( The café forums are designed to serve as precompetitive communication platform among scientists and indoor farming professionals. 

The Café presentations are all available on their YouTube channel   

Contact Chieri Kubota at the Ohio State University ( to be a Café member to participate.

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