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Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University: Weld Hill Growth Facilities

Director: Friedman, Ned, Ph.D.

Location: 1300 Centre St., Boston, MA, 02131

Summary:

The Weld Hill Growth Facilities consist of 12 individually controlled greenhouses and several types of Conviron growth chambers for precise control of growing conditions.

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Instruments

  • Conviron A1000 Tissue Culture Chambers ( Environmental chamber )

    Two chambers available.
    26 sq ft growth area
    8″ growth height
    Humidity control
    Temperature Range: 10-45ºC lights on; 4-40ºC lights off
    Light Intensity: 200 micromoles/m2/s
    CMP6010 Controls

  • Conviron E7/2 Chambers ( Environmental chamber )

    Two chambers available.
    8.2 sq ft growth area
    23.5″ growth height
    Humidity control
    Temperature Range: 10-45ºC lights on; 4-45ºC lights off
    High Light Intensity: 550 micromoles/m2/s
    CMP6050 Controls, remote monitoring and data logging

  • Conviron E8 Chambers ( Environmental chamber )

    Two chambers available.
    8 sq ft growth area
    69″ Extended growth height
    Humidification and dehumidification control
    Temperature Range: 10-45ºC lights on; 4-45ºC lights off
    Light Intensity: 1000 micromoles/m2/s
    CMP6050 Controls, remote monitoring and data logging

  • Conviron G30 Germination Chamber ( Environmental chamber )

    16.1 sq ft growth area
    72″ Extended growth height
    Humidity control
    Temperature Range: 10-45ºC lights on; 4-45ºC lights off
    High Light Intensity: 8 lamps per side
    CMP6010 Controls

  • Conviron MPTC-144 Plant Production Chambers ( Environmental chamber )

    Two chambers available.
    144 sq ft growth area; 4 plant growth modules with 3-tier mobile shelving
    17″ growth height
    Humidity control
    Temperature Range: 15-35ºC lights on; 10-35ºC lights off
    High Light Intensity: 425 micromoles/m2/s
    CMP6050 Controls, remote monitoring and data logging

  • Conviron PGR-15 Chambers ( Environmental chamber )

    Four chambers available.
    16.1 sq ft growth area
    69″ Extended growth height
    Humidification and dehumidification control
    Temperature Range: 10-45ºC lights on; 4-45ºC lights off
    High Light Intensity: 1150 micromoles/m2/s
    CMP6050 Controls, remote monitoring and data logging

  • Labconco 4′ Purifier Logic Class II, Type A2 ( Laminar flow hood )

    Class II, Type A2 Biological Safety Cabinet

  • Programmable Greenhouses ( Environmental chamber )

    Twelve greenhouses
    384 sq ft each
    Fully programmable ARGUS controls
    2 fixed benches, 3 rolling benches

Services

  • Growth Chamber Instrument Access ( Access service )

    For authorization to access the growth chambers, users should contact the Director of Research Facilitation.


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Last updated: 2012-07-17T13:02:05.751-05:00

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