Soils Laboratory

Soils Laboratory

A preparation space for greenhouse related activities


Centre for Boreal Research
Peace River, Alberta


1,200 sq. ft.

What this space offers

The soils laboratory provides a dedicated space for grinding and mixing soils, cold climate storage and cleaning, counting and pelletizing seeds.

Suitable for:

  • Seed cleaning, long-term storage and registration
  • Seed coating and pelletizing
  • Soil sampling and preparation
  • Stock lifting, preparation, and seedling cold storage
  • Biomass sample preparation

Select equipment and features

  • Walk-in –20°C freezer
  • Walk-in -4°C and 4°C refrigerators
  • Seed counter
  • Seed cleaner
  • Column blowers 
  • Seed coater and pelletizer 
  • Autoclave 
  • Sieve shaker 
  • Drying ovens
  • Soil grinders and mixers
  • Eyewash stations
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