Greenhouse Zone Request Form

Phytotron Greenhouse Space Request Form

This form must be completed and forwarded to the Phytotron Manager for review by the Phytotron Committee. Notification of approval/rejection will be receivedwithin 3-weeks following receipt of request. Please refer to the Greenhouse Space Allocation Protocol (2005) for details pertaining to this application process.

Important Notes:

  1. Allocated space must be used to utmost efficiency - requested duration of use is restricted to the minimum time required to achieve desired results.
  2. Requests for extension must be received by the Phytotron Manager at least 3 weeks prior to the end date specified in the original request and is subject toapproval by the Phytotron Committee.
  3. Teaching requests receive priority over Research requests for Zone 1 bench space allocation only.
  4. Researchers may appeal a decision by the Phytotron Committee to the Head of Biology.

SECTION 1: Name and Contact

Primary Investigator   Primary Contact 

Department   Lab Room Number 

Contact Phone Number   Date

First Request  Second Request  Extension Request


SECTION 2: Request Category

Request Category 

SECTION 3: Greenhouse Space Request Details

# of Benches Requested   Preferred Zone   

Desired Start Date    Desired End Date 

Will additionl benches be needed over time?  

If Yes, # of additional benches required 

Date Required 

Plant Species to be Grown 

Photoperiod    Humidity 

Optimal Temp HIGH    Optimal Temp LOW 

Able to share zone/bench space with others? 

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