P3 program introducing new technology, teamwork to the classroom

December 23, 2019
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Plant experiment in Foundations of Predicative Plant Phenomics
One of the experiments currently being conducted in Carolyn Lawrence-Dill’s “Foundations of Predicative Plant Phenomics” class. Photo by Caitlin Ware | Office of the Vice President for Research

Since its start in 2015, Iowa State University’s Predictive Plant Phenomics (P3) graduate program has focused on changing the narrative surrounding plant biology to increase crop productivity and meet industry demands for food and fuel. This semester, the program is kicking off a new initiative to bring what has been illustrated through textbooks and lectures to life, giving students the ability to track real-time data with the help of sensors designed to predict plant growth and productivity.

The complete article, "P3 program introducing new technology, teamwork to the classroom," can be found on the Office of the Vice President Research website.

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