Plant Growth Facilities
- Sánchez Casamayor, Mar - Technician
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.