September 9, 2014. Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
Underneath the greenhouse, the fertigation system runs the mix of water and fertilizers that are fed to the plants above. Each mix can be customized to allow scientists to study how different mixtures effect the plants.
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.