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Weld Hill Field Lab

Suzanne Gerttula, research assistant with Andrew Groover, sits on a transport cart with equipment including pole pruners and liquid nitrogen to study a sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) tree. Andrew Groover

The field lab at Weld Hill is well equipped for where ever the experiments take you, whether out in the collections or in the labs. Registered users of the facilities may login to Booked to reserve equipment.

PP systems CIRAS-2

Portable Photosynthesis System with Chlorophyll Fluorescence Module and PLC6 leaf cuvette

Walz Mini-PAM II

Portable PAM chlorophyll fluorometer to measure photosynthesis yield

Portable chlorophyll meter
Labconco Freeze Dry System

Labconco Freeze Dry System
Free-zone 2.5 L system with drying chamber, shelf racks, and flasks
Tenney Temperature Test Chamber

Programmable test chamber (1.12 cubic feet) with temperature range from -68C to 180C
Soil Moisture Eq Corp. Plant Water Status Console

7″ or 12″ pressure vessels
Field Tools

Various tools for field work including pole pruners, pole saws, loppers, a garden cart, orchard ladders and a golf cart
Field Microscope

Battery powered, compound microscope for field work
Digital Micrometer

Shimpo Digital Force Gauge

Shel Lab Forced Air Oven

Drying oven with forced air. Temperature range from ambient to 260°C
Binder Oven

Drying and heating oven with natural convection. Temperature range is 5C above room temperature to 300C