Intensive silviculture laboratory

Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Amos, Québec
What the facility does

Dendrochronology, plant physiology.

Areas of expertise

We perform all of the necessary analyses for understanding 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
  • Forestry and forest-based industries
Specialized labEquipmentFunction
Intensive silviculture laboratoryVelmex tableTree ring sizes
 Growth chambers 
 CIRAS-2 infrared gas analyserPhotosynthesis measurements
 Li-3100Leaf surface measurements
 Drying ovens 
 Large-capacity refrigerator-freezer 
 Binocular magnifier 
 Water purifiers 
 Ph meter 
 Ball mill with screen 
 Vertex laserTree height measurements
 Trucks, all-terrain vehicle, trailers 
 Wajax pump and Air-SpadeRoot excavation
 -85°C freezer 
 Stable isotope analyser (C, O, N) 
 Orbital shaker