University of Florida


We boast some of the best postharvest facilities in the U.S. We have approximately 2400 square ft. of controlled environment interior space that is used to simulate retail and consumer conditions. The facility has 15 controlled environment rooms (temperature, relative humidity, light, irrigation). We also have four low-temperature storage rooms and access to several greenhouses.

A large laboratory is used to prepare and evaluate experimental material. Major equipment includes various analytical instruments, i.e., gas chromatograph, temperature and humidity recorders. We also have access to microbiological and molecular biological laboratories.

flowers in glass case

flowers in vases

working with potted flowers