Plant factory has been attracting attention as a new system of food production, and there are approximately 130 commercially
operated facilities in March 2012 in Japan. Currently, leafy vegetables are mainly produced in plant factory. However, not only
year-round and agricultural chemical free production but new researches focused on high value-added vegetable production and
raw material production for pharmaceutical compounds have been studied. This report outlines the recent trends in research on
high-value-added plants using light environments.
Conference Committee Involvement (1)
Sensing Technologies for Biomaterial, Food, and Agriculture 2013