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Sweet or bitter, the era of 'customized vegetables' cultivation is coming to South Korea

Published Jun 15, 2021

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KIST’s ‘Food Jukebox’ Development Acceleration The Internet of Things-based plant cultivation open platform ‘Food Jukebox’ inside. The bok choy is grown under the LED light source in the red and blue wavelength bands. Provided by KIST If you want to grow lettuce that has a stronger bitter taste or can be stored for a long time, how do you control moisture, nutrients, and light? Wouldn't it be easier to grow kale that is softer and less bitter? This is a question that consumers who grow their own plants at home will have at least once. As the time spent at home increases due to the prolonged novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19), plant growers are gaining popularity. It is not easy to apply such a customized cultivation ‘recipe’ with a plant cultivator that easily grows daily vegetables at home by providing the light, moisture, and temperature environment necessary for plant growth.

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KIST’s ‘Food Jukebox’ Development Acceleration Inside the IoT-based plant cultivation open platform ‘Food Jukebox’. The bok choy is grown under the LED light source in the red and blue wavelength bands. Provided by KIST If you want to grow lettuce that has a stronger bitter taste or can be stored for a long time, how do you control moisture, nutrients, and light? Wouldn't it be easier to grow kale that is softer and less bitter? This is a question that consumers who grow their own plants at home will have at least once. As the time spent at home increases due to the prolonged novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19), plant growers are gaining popularity. It is not easy to apply such a customized cultivation ‘recipe’ with a plant cultivator that easily grows daily vegetables at home by providing the light, moisture, and temperature environment necessary for plant growth. A research team led by a senior researcher at the Refined Smart Farm Convergence Research Center at ...
Source: Donga
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