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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Image Number D1546-2

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Image Number D1546-2

ARS scientists Carl Bernacchi (left), Don Ort (center), and Lisa Ainsworth in a plot of soybeans treated with elevated carbon dioxide (CO2) at the SoyFACE Global Change Research Facility at the University of Illinois Research Farm in Urbana. In the foreground is an automatic retractable awning used to capture rainfall in order to investigate the interaction of drought and elevated CO2 on soybean. Behind the scientists is an array of infrared heaters used to raise the temperature of a portion of the plot to investigate interactions with anticipated global warming. 

 

Photo by Institute for Genomic Biology/University of Illinois.


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Last Modified: 11/19/2009
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