ORETO Accreditation

PGRO facilities and staff have been officially-recognised to carry out work to ORETO standards. This accreditation embodies a set of principles that provide a framework within which PGRO's research work is planned, performed, monitored, recorded, reported and archived.

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Glasshouse Research Facilities

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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
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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
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