LemnaTec News

PhenoDays is changing!

With the growth of the International Plant Phenotyping Network (IPPN) and regional networks, such as the North American and European Plant Phenotyping Networks (NAPPN, EPPN), we feel that some consolidation of conferences would now be valuable to the phenomics community. With this in mind, PhenoDays will no longer continue as a conference. This year, PhenoDays will refocus as a series of educational workshops designed to demonstrate phenotyping techniques, deliver training and work through scientific problems.


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LemnaTec’s phenotyping software completes the picture at the Vienna Biocenter

LemnaTec OS, the advanced phenotyping software system from global biotech specialist LemnaTec GmbH, has been deployed at the Vienna Biocenter with a growth chamber designed to simulate different climates and stress conditions.

Deep field phenotyping becomes reality at Rothamsted Research

In partnership with Lemnatec, the global plant phenotyping specialist, scientists at Rothamsted Research have implemented a Field Scanalyzer capable of continuously monitoring the development of crops under field conditions.

The facility will be used initially to understand the development of numerous pre-breeding wheat lines that have been generated through the Wheat Genetic Improvement Network (WGIN) programme supported by Defra and the Wheat Initiative Strategic Programme (WISP), funded by the BBSRC and led by the John Innes Centre in collaboration with Rothamsted Research and other university partners.

Dr Malcolm Hawkesford, Head of Plant Biology and Crop Science at Rothamsted, tells the story so far.

LemnaTec-OS software screens parasites at Zoetis

Zoetis, previously a subsidiary of Pfizer, is the largest animal health company in the world. The company provides a diverse portfolio of animal medicines and vaccines to meet the needs of veterinarians, pet owners and livestock farmers in more than 120 countries.

At its global R&D headquarters in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Zoetis develops effective treatments for internal and external parasites in companion and production animals by using in vitro models.

LemnaTec unveils the largest field phenotyping robot in the world

Global plant phenotyping specialist LemnaTec has unveiled the largest field robot in the world, capable of continuously monitoring the development of crops under real growing conditions.

LemnaTec awarded best digital plant phenotyping platform

Global Health and Pharma magazine has announced the winners of the 2016 Biotechnology Awards with phenotyping specialist LemnaTec awarded best digital plant phenotyping platform for its pioneering work in field phenotyping.

LemnaTec’s ‘cool technology’ at the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit USA

March 3rd 2016, Aachen, Germany: Global plant phenotyping specialist LemnaTec teamed up with the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center last week in Washington, DC, to present the Field Scanalyzer to stakeholders from across the energy and technology sectors including U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, President of the World Bank Jim Yong Kim and Al Gore.

Market Leader LemnaTec appoints new Chief Executive

January 13th 2016, Aachen, Germany: Plant phenotyping specialist LemnaTec has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive to manage the ongoing development of its global businesses.

Phenomics at the Arkansas Center for Plant Powered Production

Manual phenotyping of large sets of plants requires a great deal of resources and expertise and is typically not feasible for detection of subtle phenotypes. Therefore, there is a growing need to develop quantitative, reproducible, and highly automated phenotyping systems to analyze large numbers of plants.