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Soil, Plant and Tissue Testing Laboratory

The Soil, Plant and Tissue Testing Laboratory offers a broad array of environmental testing services. Analytical testing of soils and plant tissue available to all.

Department(s): 

Shared Resource

College/Unit: 

UMass Extension

Location: 

West Experiment Station, 682 North Pleasant Street

Resources: 

Soil and plant tissue testing instrumentation

Availability: 

Public

Research: 

Greenhouses & Growth Chambers

The Biology greenhouse facility encompasses 6626 sq. ft under glass of which approximately 90% is occupied by plants. The "Morrill" house is a semicircular unit attached to the south end of the Morrill Science Center. A glass tunnel leads to four identical ranges, numbered 1 to 4, that are divided into East and West sections. The "Clark" house is located about 100 feet away from Morrill and is attached to Clark Hall.

Department(s): 

Biology
Shared Resource

College/Unit: 

Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Contact: 

Elsbeth Walker

Location: 

Morril Science Center

Availability: 

Private

Research: