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A dwarf wheat variety known as Yecoro Rojo flourishes in KSC's Biomass Production Chamber.

NASA

NASA
Washington, DC, United States

Original photo and caption dated June 22, 1988: "A dwarf wheat variety known as Yecoro Rojo flourishes in KSC's Biomass Production Chamber. Researchers are gathering information on the crop's ability to produce food, water and oxygen, and then remove carbon dioxide. The confined quarters associated with space travel require researchers to focus on smaller plants that yield proportionately large amounts of biomass. This wheat crop takes about 85 days to grow before harvest.&quot

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  • Title: A dwarf wheat variety known as Yecoro Rojo flourishes in KSC's Biomass Production Chamber.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
  • About Title: To help you find images you’re searching for, previously untitled images have been labelled automatically based on their description

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