September 9, 2014. Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
Samantha Collins, a greenhouse scientist trims back the plants in a grow room. Exposure to the lights in the greenhouse for employees is closely monitored and everyone is required to wear a sun hat, sunglasses and long sleeves.
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.