Plant Growth Facilities

Technical Responsible: Rosendo García López - Technician

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Over a combined area of ca. 1,900 m2, facilities are available for plant growth in standard incubator-type, walk-in, and greenhouse (both standard and contained) chambers. Facilities are also available for photoperiod-controlled vernalisation, defined wavelength incubation, and in vitro culture.


  • Greenhouse facilities cover a total area of 1,200 m2. These include 13 general-purpose, insect-proof, remotely-controlled (temperature and radiation) 47 m2 chambers, and 5 40-m2 containment chambers (Plant P2) for transgenic and other containment work.



  • Adjacent to the greenhouses, the Plant Growth Facility (Laboratorio de Cultivo de Plantas, LCP) houses 542 m2 of plant preparation and manipulation labs (123 m2), including a plant inoculation and stratification rooms, as well as free-standing and walk-in plant growth chambers (350 m2 floor area).



The facility offers the following services to users: plant and seed production, transplations, staking, media preparation, fertilization and phytosanitary treatments.

Cost of service

Centre for Plant Biotechnology and Genomics UPM – INIA Parque Científico y Tecnológico de la U.P.M. Campus de Montegancedo
Autopista M-40, Km 38 - 28223 Pozuelo de Alarcón (Madrid) Tel.: +34 91 0679100 ext. 79100 Fax: +34 91 7157721. Location and Contact

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