GLP Accreditation

PGRO facilities and staff have been officially-recognised to carry out work to good laboratory practice (GLP) standards. This along with the PGRO's existing ORETO accreditation embodies a set of principles that provide a framework within which PGRO's research work is planned, performed, monitored, recorded, reported and archived.

Read More

Latest Tweets

pgro @pgroresearch Mar 24
New web page outlines opportunity and PhD studies taking place with PGRO.
Food&Farming Futures @FarmingFutures Mar 23
Health benefits of pulses

Glasshouse Research Facilities


The PGRO at Thornhaugh has modern high quality glasshouse facilities for trialling or seed multiplication.

State of the art computer controlled environment

  • Temperature
  • Lighting
  • Shade
  • Thermal insulation
  • Irrigation

Available for short or long term contract research projects for plant and crop science.

Examples of projects carried out in the PGRO glasshouse facilities in recent times include:

  • Seed multiplication
  • Population selection work
  • Crop protection research
  • Variety trials
  • Protein yield research
  • Biocontrol trials
  • Vegetable variety trials