The Biotron is ideal for testing of potatoes, giant corn, cucumbers, and many other plants under conditions of heat stress, cold stress, high light intensity, high humidity, and high CO2 exposure. Sample processing areas, wet lab space, autoclaves and drying ovens are available for plant preparation and analysis.
Controlled variables include:
|Temperature||-10ºC to 45ºC (-4ºF to 113ºF)(-20C for 16 hours)|
|Humidity (RH)||10% to 90%|
|Light intensity||0 to 1,000 µmol m-2s-1|
|Light quality||incandescent, fluorescent, HID, LED, UV|
|Biological isolation||isolated air-handling, HEPA filtration|
|Sound isolation||insulated with sound-dampening springs|
|Vibration isolation||insulated with sound-dampening springs|
|Electrical power||on/off programmable per minute|
|Watering||automatic per schedule|
For support of Plant research, Greenhouse testing, or Plant phenotyping please see Biotron Contacts.