FACILITY

GLASSHOUSES AND CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT SERVICES

The Horticultural and Controlled Environments are specialist plant growth and ancillary support facilities here at Rothamsted Research.

ABOUT

The Horticultural and Controlled Environment Department at Rothamsted Research is responsible for providing plants, for research, grown in glasshouses and controlled environments. A team of staff are responsible for growing a wide range of plant material, mainly crop species such as oilseed rape, potatoes, wheat and barley.

Over 500,000 plants are raised per annum for a variety of research purposes, including insect food, nutrition studies, plant physiological processes and genetic transformation studies. In addition, a wide variety of plants grown in the grounds are used for sourcing and rearing insects as well as experimental plant material.

About the facility

Horticultural and controlled environments TEAM

OTHER TEAM MEMBERS

 Anthony Griffin Fiona Gilzean Jill Maple Mingyu Lim Steven Harvey
 Helen Martin Angela Westrup Jack Turner Mark Preston Tom Yaxley


CONTACT GLASSHOUSES AND CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT SERVICES

To book our facilities please contact Julian Franklin to discuss your individual needs.

Rothamsted Horticultural & Controlled Environments
Rothamsted Research
Harpenden
Hertfordshire
AL5 2JQ

Tel: +44 (0)1582 938 690
Email: julian.franklin@rothamsted.ac.uk