Biological Sciences Greenhouse Facility, The

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United States of America - Ohio - Columbus

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BGCI Member: No

About the Biological Sciences Greenhouse Facility, The

About the Facility
Completed in September 1993, The Biological Sciences Greenhouse Facility houses an insectary, a quarantine facility, two research laboratories, a growth chamber area and a preparation room in addition to teaching and research greenhouse space. The facility has 15,120 square feet under glass divided into 24 individual computer controlled environments to allow optimal research and teaching opportunities. There are ten 10'X12' zones, five 20'X24' zones, eight 24'X40' zones and one 24'X80' zone each with perimeter hot water heat, hot and cold water, fertilizer injected water, metal halide high intensity discharge lights, and evaporative cooling.

The 4.98 million dollar facility supports the National Arabidopsis Resource Center (ABRC), a USFWS Plant Rescue Center, the Conservatory growing more than 1200 tropical and desert plant species, and the Insectary rearing 130 species of insects and arthropods.

Main Address:
Biological Sciences Greenhouse Facility, The
The Ohio State University
322 W.12th Avenue
Ohio 43210 United States of America

Telephone: (614) 292-7904
Fax: (614) 292-6345
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: N/A
    Curator's Name: Joan E. Leonard, Greenhouse Coordinator
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Emily L. Yoders-Horn, Assistant Greenhouse Manager

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Other
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 39.9966970
    Longitude: -83.0173920
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

  • Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

Education Programmes