Special Ecquipments

1.Name of the Equipment: NC soil analyzer
Make: M/S Perkin Elmer
Model: Spectrum BX
Function: Analysis of the carbon and nitrogen concentration of soil and plant samples
2. Name of the Equipment: Fourier Transformed Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) System
Make: M/s Thermo Scientific
Model:Flash 2000
Function: Functional group analysis of organic compounds
3. Name of the Equipment: Gas Chromatography (GC)
Make: M/S Thermo Fischer Scientific
Model: Chemito CERES 800 plus
Function: Green House Gases analysis
4. Name of the Equipment: Open Top Chambers
Make: M/S Neogenesis engineering
Function: Climate change studies under elevated CO2 and temperature
5. Name of the Equipment: Eddy Covariance System
Make: Campbell Scientific
Function: Continuous real time monitoring of GHGs along with micro-meteorological parameters
6. Name of the Equipment: Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS)
Make: M/S Thermo Fischer Scientific
Model: iCAP7400Duo
Function: Is a type of mass spectrometry which is capable of detecting metals and several non-metals at concentrations as low as one part in 1015 (part per quadrillion, ppq) on non-interfered low-background isotopes
7. Name of the Equipment: Near Infrared spectrophotometer (NIR)
Make: FOSS
Model: The NIRS DS 2500
Function: Capable of measuring protein and moisture in intact cereal grains
8. Name of the Equipment: High-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)
Make: Shimadzu
Model: DGU20AS
Function: To separate the components in a mixture, to identify each component, and to quantify each component
9. Name of the Equipment: Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS)
Make: GBC Scientific Equipment
Model: SavantAA
Function: Quantitative determination of chemical elements using the absorption of optical radiation (light) by free atoms in the gaseous state.