Phytotron Fees

CBS Phytotron User fees (effective January 1, 2014)*

General Fee Structure by Area (U of G users)

Structure Price (CAD$) / sq ft / day Price (CAD$) / m2 / day
Greenhouse $ 0.039895 $ 0.430682
Growth Room $ 0.070364 $ 0.758989
Growth Chamber $ 0.167500 $ 1.827273
Outdoor Nursery $ 0.027083 $ 0.291807

* Cost is 2X and 3X higher for Academic Institutions and Industrial users, respectively, to account for additional service costs incurred by the facility and University.

General Fee Structure by Unit

Structure Price (CAD$)
Large greenhouse bench (95 ft2/8.8 m2) $ 3.79/ day
Small greenhouse bench (66 ft2/6.1 m2) $ 2.64 / day
GR192 growth room (192 ft2/17.8 m2) $ 13.51 / day
GR64 growth room (64 ft2/5.9 m2) $ 4.50 / day
GR64 Tissue Culture Room (105 ft2/9.75 m2) $ 7.39 / day
PGV36 growth chamber (36 ft2/3.3 m2) $ 6.03 / day
PGC20 growth chamber (20 ft2/1.9 m2) $ 3.36 / day
E15 growth chamber (15 ft2/1.4 m2) $ 2.51 / day
E8 growth chamber (8 ft2/0.7 m2) $ 1.35 / day
Percival Incubator (4 shelves @ 4 ft2/shelf or 0.4m2/shelf) $ 1.13 / day
Low temperature incubator (no lighting) $0.61 / day
Outdoor Nursery Small bench (64 ft2/5.9 m2) $ 1.73 / day
Outdoor Nursery Large bench (96 ft2/8.9 m2) $ 2.60 / day
Watering service (weekends/holidays) $20.40/hr, min. 1/2hr charge

* Cost is 2X and 3X higher for Academic Institutions and Industrial users, respectively, to account for additional service costs incurred by the facility and University.