Mike Dixon is a professor in our School of Environmental Sciences and the Director of the Controlled Environment Systems Research Facility (CESRF). His research is focused on plant growth in controlled environment and he is specifically interested in developing biological life support systems for applications in space exploration.
Zheng, Y., L. Wang and M. Dixon. 2004. Response to copper toxicity for three ornamental crops in solution culture. HortScience 39(5): 1116-1120.
Rondeau Vuk, T., Dixon, M. and Morrow, R. 2004. Tomatosphere - Mission to Mars. SAE Educational Outreach Paper Series 2004-01-2423.
Waters, G.C.R., Zheng, Y., Gidzinski, D. and Dixon, M.A. 2004. Carbon gain, water use and nutrient uptake of beet (Beta vulgaris) grown in controlled environments. SAE Technical Paper Series 2004-01-2351
controlled environments, life support, space exploration