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Guidelines for Measuring and Reporting Environmental Parameters for Plant Experiments in Growth Chambers

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

ASAE  ANSI/ASAE EP411.5   December  2012

Keywords: Definitions, Environment, Experiments, Growth, Plant

1 Purpose and Scope

1.1 The purpose of this Engineering Practice is to set forth guidelines for the measurement of environmental parameters that characterize the aerial and root environment in a plant growth chamber.

1.2 This Engineering Practice establishes criteria that will promote a common basis for environmental measurements for the research community and the commercial plant producer.

1.3 This Engineering Practice promotes uniformity and accuracy in reporting data and results in the course of conducting plant experiments.

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