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Glasshouse Services

Providing services beyond the field

NIAB delivers a range of independent glasshouse services to industry and research customers via its glasshouse technical team. Crop husbandry experience in hundreds of different plant species has enabled us to deliver bespoke trials and other services, with a track record of designing and following protocols with full traceability.

We specialise in tailored projects supporting academic and industrial partners, including collaboration on research. Product trialling includes composts, fertilisers, crop protection products and other types of retail products. We also work on comparative growing trials for the assessment of varieties for quality and merit, phenotyping and quality control assistance such as establishing authenticity of plant material. 

• Complete glasshouse trial capabilities
• Working in all crop sectors
• Projects tailored to individual requirements
• Experimental design, data handling and analysis
• State-of-the-art facilities
• High standards of biosecurity and traceability
• Analytical services via NIAB LabTest
• ORETO, ISO and GEP accreditation

Click here to download our leaftlet. Contact us to discuss your requirements on 01223 342295 or email

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