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The Plant Accelerator
Helli Meinecke
Managing Director
The University of Adelaide
Adelaide SA 5005 Australia

Telephone: +61 8 8313 0808
Facsimile: +61 8 8313 0828


High Resolution Plant Phenomics Centre
Geoff Buckmaster
Business Operations Coordinator
CSIRO Agriculture and Food
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia

Telephone: +61 2 6218 3430
Facsimile: +61 2 6246 4975

Alyssa Weirman
Operations Co-Ordinator
Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia

Telephone: +61 2 6125 8319

Growth Rooms and Cabinets


The APPF offers growth rooms and cabinets for hire in Adelaide and Canberra.

Growth Rooms and Cabinets in Adelaide

  • Pricing and availability - please contact us by e-mail or on +61 8 8313 1137.
  • Specifications - information about lighting, temperature, layout click here

Growth Rooms

The Plant Accelerator offers a number of environmentally controlled growth rooms and growth chambers in PC2 and non-PC2 areas.The growth areas of the walk-in-rooms range from 7, 11 to 20 sqm, whilst the reach in chambers have a growth area of 2 to 5 sqm.

Additive humitidy is available in all rooms, whilst some of the rooms have additive CO2.

Growth Cabinets in Canberra

  • Pricing and availability - Please contact Alyssa Weirman or on +61 2 6125 8319.
  • Booking - To request a booking please fill in our web form here.

The APPF at ANU has a range of Conviron plant growth cabinets enabling research projects that require accurate climate controlled environments.

Standard 1-tier and 3-tier growth cabinets are available as well as enhanced Spectral Pheno Climatron (SPC) chambers. These enhanced chambers are equipped with 7 Heliospectra LEDs and 10 bands LED lights, top down nIR, DSLR RGB and time lapse imaging and simulated climate control.