WIRED: Advanced Crop Lab

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September 9, 2014. Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.<br />
 Several heavy duty pumps below the greenhouse push the fertigation system which mixes carefully monitored combinations of reverse osmosis filtered water and fertilizers.<br />
The Syngenta Advanced Crop Lab is nearly one acre of advanced agricultural research under glass. The lab is capable of maintaining many different environments under its roof, allowing scientists to test the effects of various environmental elements on different crops and plants side by side.