Document Type : Scientific extension

Authors

1 Assistant Professor, Aerospace Research Institute, Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology،Tehran, Iran.

2 PhD Candidate, Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM), Spain.

Abstract

Efforts to reach space is becoming widespread and of great interest to scientists and futurologists. in long time travels human beings are required to supply food in the form of growing plants. Growth of plants is dependent on abiotic environmental factors, such as various stresses. Therefore, abiotic stresses such as gravity and radiation should be investigated for the growth and maintenanceof plants in space. A plant model such as Arabidopsis is used to investigate the response of plants regarding different stresses in space. Therefore, in this paper, gravitational and radiation stresses have been studied on Arabidopsis plant for space travels.

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