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Orchard Park Facility

Orchard Park Research GreenhousesThe College of Biological Sciences supports 17 greenhouses, three headhouses, and two lath houses at the Orchard Park facility.





Core Greenhouse Complex

Core Greenhouse ComplexThe College of Biological Sciences supports two greenhouses and one headhouse at the Core Greenhouse Complex.




Recharge Rate

Our greenhouse rate is $10 per square foot of occupied bench space per year. This rate applies to all our greenhouses, lath houses, and outdoor spaces. There is no minimum project size or minimum length of time. There is no charge for projects using less than 50 square feet for a time period of less than two weeks.

What is provided?

• Daily watering (seven days/week including holidays)
• Soil (three types)
• Fertilizer
• Daily inspection and high/low temperature records
• Light intensity control
• High intensity plant grow lights
• Pest control
• Standard size pots and pot labels
• Horticultural advice

How to Request Space

CONTACT: Doug Walker
dewalker@ucdavis.edu
530-752-1681

Please provide the following information when requesting space:

• A brief description of your project.
• An estimate of amount of bench space needed or number of plants.
• Length of project. (less than six months or more than a year)
• An estimated starting date.
• Will the plants need cool or warm temperatures?

 

Panicle Rice Mite


Those working with rice must adhere to the policy regarding this serious pest.


POLICY (PDF)

ABOUT PANICLE RICE MITE (PDF)

 

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REQUIRED for all users of the research greenhouses. With this information we will be able to notify you regarding greenhouse issues and upcoming pesticide applications.


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Request space


To request greenhouse space, contact Doug Walker at (530) 633-7674, or you may email him using the link provided below. Before contacting Doug, please see details outlined on this page.


EMAIL DOUG WALKER