The Research Greenhouses are part of the University Farms system and are located approximately three miles west of the main campus. Used extensively for both research and teaching, the Research Greenhouses provide facilities and support for production of agronomic, horticultural, ornamental and forest plants. In addition to two separate greenhouse complexes, facilities include several cold frame and poly house structure for plant overwintering.
The Research Greenhouses consist of 16,000 square feet of growing space for researchers and graduate students. Within this growing space are water baths to control root zone temperatures, mist benches for plant propagation and areas with controlled temperature and lighting to maximize growth and/or induce flowering.
623 Rowden Road
For additional information about the Research Greenhouses, please contact:
- John Miller, Greenhouse Manager
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
Phone: (618) 453-2793, or (618) 453-2496
Fax: (618) 453-7457