The Phytotron is a controlled environment facility located directly behind the French Family Science Building. Established in 1968 with funds from Duke and the National Science Foundation, the Phytotron was designed by leading scientists in controlled environment research and technology. It houses 68 plant growth chambers and six controlled greenhouses for a total of over 490 square meters of growing space. The operation and maintenance of the Phytotron continues to be supported by Duke.
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