Extension

Extension Mission:

In line with the Ohio State University Extension vision, mission and values, Kubota Lab’s program contributes to the following areas.

  • Science-based problem solving for stakeholders locally, nationally and internationally.
  • Creating opportunities for innovations by applying science-based knowledge encompassing crop physiology and technology.
  • Communicating with stakeholders to inform technology advancement.
  • Professional education (non-credit online courses) to respond to the needs of our stakeholders.

Professional Education:

This is an area where Dr. Chieri Kubota has focused in her outreach/extension program using online technologies.  More courses will be developed in the near future.

  • Greenhouse plant physiology and technology (9-week online course taught in 2011-2016)
  • Custom course of greenhouse plant physiology (hybrid course for private group, please contact Dr. Kubota)
  • Custom one-day course of hydroponic tomato basics (for private group, please contact Dr. Kubota)
  • Custom one-day course of hydroponic strawberry basics (for private group, please contact Dr. Kubota)

Scientific Communication:

This blog serves as a platform to introduce recent scientific and technological milestone works that help further advancement of CEA (Controlled Environment Agriculture).

Resources:

We have developed the following resources.  More courses will be developed in the near future.