Phytotoxicity Test in the Development of Ecofriendly Pesticides

In the current debate on pesticides causing environmental damage, the search for ecofriendly pesticides is gaining importance. Plants frequently contain compounds that counteract fungi or other plants; thus, such substances […]

Phytotoxicity Test in the Development of Ecofriendly Pesticides2020-11-09T16:18:15+01:00

Digital plant analysis serving in hazard assessment of future fuels

Fossil fuels have limited availability, and – most important – burning them endangers the world’s climatic system. Thus, there is an urgent demand for alternate, environment-friendly fuel systems. A lot […]

Digital plant analysis serving in hazard assessment of future fuels2020-11-09T16:24:28+01:00

Digital phenotyping in developing novel weed control

Weed control is becoming increasingly challenging because many herbicides become banned by authorities or weeds gain resistance against the active ingredients. Alternative methods frequently are labour- or energy- intensive. Exploring […]

Digital phenotyping in developing novel weed control2020-11-09T16:25:10+01:00

LemnaTec classics: Image Processing for Duckweed Testing

Duckweed (Lemna sp.) is an indicator organism in ecotoxicology. Image processing for phenotypic classification of duckweed was the very first application case for LemnaTec and is mirrored in our name.

LemnaTec classics: Image Processing for Duckweed Testing2020-11-09T16:28:55+01:00

Duckweed tests deliver data in screening for herbicidal compounds from natural sources

Looking for compounds with herbicidal activity, a fungus (Curvularia intermedia) was isolated from Pandanus amaryllifolius leaves, where it caused wilting symptoms. After […]

Duckweed tests deliver data in screening for herbicidal compounds from natural sources2020-11-09T16:33:46+01:00