Department of Biology
College of Science and Engineering

Facilities

Greenhouse

The Greenhouse was completed in the fall of 1991. This is a small facility, with 1600 square feet of growing space and an attached head house area. Two small isolation rooms afford the opportunity to grow plants at moderate (temperate to warm) temperatures and control the day length. The greenhouse growing area is divided into five individually controlled environments.

Currently, these five environments are operating as a tropical display room; two temperate rooms for stock plants and research; a topical research room; and an arid display and research room. A large number of student projects are carried out in this facility each semester. Insect control is generally done using natural products rather than synthetic pesticides.

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