Plant Science Center researchers Nadia Shakoor will talk about the PheNode at Roth’s irrigation technology. Shakoor and Bill Kezele developed the PheNode. Well, what is the PheNode you ask. The PheNode, a solar-powered, cloud-connected plant phenotyping and atmospheric data collection system that allows farmers to track everything from rainfall and humidity to soil moisture and wind speed in real-time. (Journal Photo by Amy Bickel.) - as well as how these environmental factors affect the growth patterns of a specific genome.