Plant research staff are available for project design, implementation, and refinement. Two full-time professionals offer experience in plant growth techniques, scout for pathogens or pests, and develop challenging technical applications for specialized systems.

Organic methods, biological controls, and alternative pest management options are available and can be modified for the unique needs of each project.

Project monitoring is performed daily, including weekends and holidays, with checks of plant health, watering times, and room performance. Room alarms ensure rapid response to critical deviations 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.

Headhouse work areas provide space and materials for potting, harvesting, and sample processing. A chemical mixing room and technical lab room allow for nutrient preparation, chemical analysis, or specialized equipment set-up.

Research equipment and instruments are available for use:

  • drying ovens
  • autoclaves
  • freezers
  • coolers
  • tissue culture hood
  • microscopes
  • balances
  • leaf area meter
  • SPAD chlorophyll meter
  • spectrophotoradiometer
  • CO2 meters
  • light meters
  • portable LEDs