All research groups use this laboratory for the analysis of plants, soil samples and water to determine the chemical composition, in terms of both elements and organic compounds.
Characterisation of physiological and biochemical responses of crops to biotic and abiotic stress. Evaluation of the nutraceutical features of agricultural products. Analysis of oxygen and hydrogen isotopes in liquid samples to trace the water cycle in ecosystems.
Chemical ecology: Electroantennography is used to record electrical potentials from insect antennae. These potentials provide information about olfactory perception in insects.
The lab contains several instruments for research performed in the lab: