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Cary A Mitchell

Horticulture and Landscape Architecture 

  • Professor of Horticulture
765.494.1347
765.494.0391
Horticulture Room 109A
625 Agriculture Mall Dr.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2010

Area of Expertise: Plant Phys. & Controlled Env. Ag.

 

Awards & Honors

(2012) Jeffries Aerospace Medicine and Life Sciences Research Award. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

(2012) Space Act Award. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

(2010) Developing LED Lighting Technology and Practices for Sustainable Specialty-Crop Production. USDA SCRI Program.

(2005) Chair of the ASHS Board of Directors (2005). American Society for Horticultural Science.

(2005) Silver Acorn "Seeds for Success" Award presented to individuals/teams who have brought significant grants to Purdue University. Purdue University Provost and Vice President for Research.

(2004) ASHS Citation of Appreciation for Distinguished Services Rendered (2004). American Society for Horticultural Sciences.

(2003) ASHS President (2003). American Society for Horticultural Science.

(2003) Principal Investigator and Director, ALS NSCORT (2003-2006). NASA Specialized Center of Research and Training in Advanced Life Support.

(2003) Senior Editor for Human Support Technology (Habitation Journal). Journal of Habitation, formerly the Journal of Life Support and Biosphere Sciences.

(2002) ASHS President-Elect (2005). American Society for Horticultural Science.

Selected Publications

Gomez, C., Morrow, R., Bourget, C., Massa, G., & Mitchell, C. (2013). Comparison of intracanopy light-emitting diode towers and overhead high-pressure sodium lamps for supplemental lighting of greenhouse-grown tomatoes. HortTechnology, 32(1), 93-98.

Gomez, C., & Mitchell, C. (2013). Supplemental lighting for greenhouse-grown tomatoes: intracanopy LED towers vs. overhead HPS lamps. Acta Horticulturae.

Yang, Y., Mitchell, C., & Massa, G. (2013). Temperature DIP at the beginning of the photoperiod reduces plant height but to seed yield of maize grown in controlled environments. Journal of Industrial Crops and Products.

Gomez, C., Morrow, R., Bourget, C., Massa, G., & Mitchell, C. (2012). Comparison of intracanopy light-emitting towers and overhead high-pressure sodium lamps for supplemental lighting of greenhouse-grown tomatoes. HortTechnology, (23 (1)), xxx-yyy.

Mitchell, C., Both, A., Bourget, C., Burr, J., Kubota, C., Lopez, R., Morrow, R., . . . Runkle, E. (2012). LEDs: The future of greenhouse lighting!. Chronica Horticulturae, 52(1), 12-Jun. Retrieved from http://www.ishs.org

Mitchell, C. (2012). Plant lighting in controlled environments for space and earth applications. Acta Horticulturae, 23-36. Retrieved from http://www.ishs.org

Massa, G., & Mitchell, C. (2012). Sweetpotato vine management for confined food production in a space life-support system. Advances in Space Research, 49, 262-270. Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com

Massa, G. (2011). Sweetpotato management for confined food production in a space life-support system. Advances in Space Research, (2011), xxx-xxx (In press. Retrieved from www.sciencedirect.com

Schluttenhofer, C., & Massa, G. (2011). Use of uniconazole to control plant height for an industrial/pharmaceutical maize platform. Industrial Crops and Products, 33, 720-726.

Chiam, T., & Yih, Y. (2010). Control policies for a water-treatment system using the Markov decision process: Part I: mathematical formulation. Habitation, 12, 21-26.