Multi-environment climate chambers

PSI-walk-in-faytoscope-5-1920x1280

NPEC’s multi-environment module will host a series of 15 small climate chambers with the highest level of homogeneity in temperature, humidity and light intensity available.

These 15 top-end climate chambers will enable researchers to experimentally change environmental parameters with sufficient independent replication to draw robust conclusions on how these parameters affect the plant phenotype. Nine chambers will provide an above-average range in temperature (10-40°C), humidity (35-90% RH) and light intensity (up to 500 µmol/m2/s). In addition, 3 chambers will allow continuous plant growth at temperatures as low as -5°C and 3 are outfitted so that they can mimic sunlight in both light intensity (2000 µmol/m2/s) and light quality (9 independently-controlled color channels).

These research facilities will take the research field of environmental plant biology in the Netherlands to the next level. The Multi-environment climate chambers will be realised by Photon Systems Instruments.


Photo: Walk-In FytoScope FS-WI impression via Photos Systems Instruments (PSI).

NPEC Newsletter

Events

There are no future events planned at the moment...

Latest News

VR-tour lets you visit our high-tech greenhouse

Today we are opening our NPEC greenhouse: our most advanced, fully automated greenhouse with state-of-the-art plant phenotyping technologies. And you ...
Read more

Save the date: NPEC opening!

End of September we have finished building NPEC, from then on the modules will be ready to be used! To ...
Read more

Development of Potato tolerance to abiotic stresses with the PlantArray system

The Horizon 2020 EU project Accelerated Development of multiple-stress tolerAnt PoTato (ADAPT), in which Wageningen University is participating, aims to elucidate ...
Read more