Intensive silviculture laboratory

Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Amos, Québec
Area(s) of Expertise

We perform all of the necessary analyses for understanding plant physiology.

What the facility does

Dendrochronology, plant physiology.

Research Services
  • Plant physiological analyses (photosynthesis, hydraulic conductivity, leaf surface, sugar, chlorophyll content, etc.),
  • Dendrochronological analyses (cross-dating, Velmex table for ring widths),
  • In vitro culture
Sectors of Application
  • Agriculture, animal science and food
  • Energy (renewable and fossil)
  • Forestry and forest-based industries

Name of specialized lab

Name of equipment

Description of function

Intensive silviculture laboratory

Velmex table

Tree ring sizes

 

Growth chambers

 

 

Greenhouses

 

 

CIRAS-2 infrared gas analyser

Photosynthesis measurements

 

Li-3100

Leaf surface measurements

 

Balances

 

 

Drying ovens

 

 

Large-capacity refrigerator-freezer

 

 

Binocular magnifier

 

 

Water purifiers

 

 

Centrifuge

 

 

Ph meter

 

 

Ball mill with screen

 

 

Spectrophotometer

 

 

Vertex laser

Tree height measurements

 

Trucks, all-terrain vehicle, trailers

 

 

Chainsaw

 

 

Wajax pump and Air-Spade

Root excavation

 

-85°C freezer

 

 

Stable isotope analyser (C, O, N)

 

 

Microbalance

 

 

Autoclave

 

 

Orbital shaker

 

 

Microscope