Center of Amelioration and Sustainability of volcanic soils

 

Equipment

 

Laboratories, equipment and others

a) Laboratory of soil chemistry and microbiology (about 60 m2).
 
b) Green Houses
Two green houses (20 m2 each), one of them equipped with thermal control.

c) Growth chamber of 6 m2 (about 12 m3) with thermal, photoperiod and humidity control.
 
1. Microscope Olympus, phase contrast.
2. 2 magnifying glasses up to 40X
3. Magnifying glasses up to 90 X with photocapture systems
4. Analityc scales (0.0001 g)
5. Centrifuge up to 4.000 rpm
6. Centrifuge microtubes, up to 10000g
7. Drying oven
8. Sand bath
9. Desk shaker
10. Magnetic shaker one position with heater
11. Vertical autoclave 100 L
12. Desk pH-meter
13. Chlorophylometer (SPAD)
14. Atomic Absorption spectrophotometer UNICAM (available lamps Cu, Zn, Fe, Al, etc.)
15. Spectrophotometer UV-V Helios Alfa
16. Spectrophotometer Vis JENWAY 6320 D
17. Thermal cycler with gradient (Labnet)
18. Electrophoresis system with two horizontal chambers and power supply
19. Micorcentrifuge 14 000 g, for 1.5 and 0.2 mL vials
20. Dry bath for 1.5 and 15 mL vials
21. Transilluminator and photocapture system
22. Delta T-DIAS Scan, for root length measure
23. Complete Kjeldahl equipment VELP
24. Ultracentrifuge with Tº control HAMIL
25. Sieve Shaker RETSCH AS 200