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Equipment

  • laboratory bench space for 12 researchers
  • walk-in climate chamber providing simulated environment that controls temperature, humidity, light intensity, photoperiod and watering
  • handheld spectrometer
  • seven portable digital multilogger thermometers 
  • four handheld optical refractometers
  • six PCs, peripheral printing and remote data storage facilities 
  • fume hood
  • two drying ovens
  • high precision electronic balance
  • standard balance
  • microscope
  • two stereo microscopes with cold light sources
  • microscope camera
  • digital automatic seed counter
  • two portable centrifuges
  • vortex mixer
  • hot plate magnetic stirrer
  • freezer, refrigerator
  • seven handheld GPS receivers, three handheld GPS-based data collection systems
  • Wi-Fi digital camera with GPS
  • two digital calipers
  • ten handheld weather meters (Kestrel), aspectmeter, luxmeter
  • four portable Solid-Phase Micro-Extraction field samplers for passive headspace collection of volatile compounds
  • six Micro Air Samplers for dynamic headspace collection of volatile compounds
  • standard insect sampling equipment: handnets, Malaise traps, pan traps, aspirators
  • 18 large entomological cabinets housing the insect collection, each holding 50 insect boxes
  • two herbarium cabinets