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Toulouse Plant Microbe Phenotyping Platform

TPMP Phenotyping Offer

TPMP Phenotyping Offer

High throughput plant phenotyping

A purpose-built construction with glasshouses, robots and instruments for phenotyping whole plants in interaction with the environment.

The platform

  • High throughput phenotyping in controlled conditions
  • Targeting both model and cultivated plants (Arabidopsis, Medicago, Tomato, Sunflower…)
  • Biotic and abiotic interactions
  • Open to public and private labs
  • Phenotyping at multiple levels "phenomics"

An automated platform with S2 containment

  • 6 climatised growth room (39m²)
    • Controlled temperature
    • Controlled irrigation
    • Controlled lighting
    • Equipped with LEDs
  • 210 m² of glasshouse space
    • Controlled temperature
    • Controlled irrigation
    • Controlled lighting
    • Equipped with a Lemnatec conveyor
    • Equipped with a cabin for treatment-inoculation
  • High definition imaging
    • RGB imaging
    • Fluorescence imaging
    • Near InfraRed (NIR) imaging
  • Other equipment
    • 1 washing and sterilisation facility
    • 1 plant potting room
    • 1 telemanagement office

Data storage and management

A server for storing 36x4 To is installed at the Data Center at INRA Toulouse and data management is assured by the bioinformatics platform of the GIS Genotoul.