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New features for a phenotyping research facility under construction

New features for a phenotyping research facility under construction We are upgrading a phenotyping research facility for a customer in Asia. The customer operates a PhenoAIxpert HT system with a conveyor for plant transportation passing through a series of image acquisition cabinets. The current upgrade comprises installing [...]

Digital plant assessments – perspectives in time of partial lab closure

Digital plant assessments - perspectives in time of partial lab closure The Corona virus-related lockdown kept you off your lab, and you missed assessing your important plants? Now, it is the time to consider digital imaging technology. Let automatic camera technology collect image data even in times when [...]

Fighting insect decline – phenotyping for minimizing pesticide impact

Fighting insect decline - phenotyping for minimizing pesticide impact Insect decline is a massive problem in Europe and many other parts of the world. Loss is partly attributed to pesticide use. Thus, EU policies drive forward the demand for pesticide saving practices, such as non-chemical agents against weeds, [...]

Five reasons to use digital phenotyping when working with plants and seeds

Five reasons to use digital phenotyping when working with plants and seeds Remote work: Recent measures to prevent spreading of the Coronavirus kept many researchers away from their labs and growth rooms. With automated digital imaging technology requiring only minimum staff present on site, plant research can go [...]

New distribution partnerships established

New distribution partnerships established LemnaTec moves closer to the customers by partnering with local companies. We recently started partnerships with a company in Australia – PAS – and with one in France – Optoprim. For Australia, New Zealand and Oceania, LemnaTec GmbH is pleased to announce a [...]

Four reasons why breeders need digital phenotypic data

Four reasons why breeders need digital phenotypic data Documentation: digital images keep hold of the current state of the plants while a quoted visual impression captured by an operator is perishing and impossible to reconstruct. Standardization: Rating operators are well trained, of course, and the breeder’s eye never [...]

LemnaTec HyperAIxpert – comprehensive laboratory phenotyping system

LemnaTec HyperAIxpert – comprehensive laboratory phenotyping system With the new HyperAIxpert, the next member of the laboratory AIxpert products by LemnaTec, we take the step into automated multi-sensory phenotyping. HyperAIxpert is capable to operate hyperspectral cameras in scanning mode and therefore it is a powerful tool in [...]

3 driving forces why seeds and seed testing need to progress – and what you need for it

3 driving forces why seeds and seed testing need to progress – and what you need for it Climatechange is progressing and makes weather more stressful for plants. Global population growth and increasing qualitative expectations on food demand for more and #betterfood EU plans to reduce pesticide use [...]

New distribution partnership with Portable Analytical Solutions Pty Ltd, (PAS)

New distribution partnership with Portable Analytical Solutions Pty Ltd, (PAS) LemnaTec GmbH is pleased to announce a new distribution partnership with Portable Analytical Solutions Pty Ltd, (PAS) a leading provider of innovative scientific instruments in the Oceania Region, effective since May 2020. Juergen Kreis, Managing Director of [...]

Meet our Sales team

We are at your service to advise you on our products. Starting with the 16th of March 2020, Dr. Jutta Gerstner joined the team as head of sales. She has an education in plant molecular biology and worked for many years in sales positions for different companies active in the [...]

Brassica heat and drought phenotyping

A LemnaTec Scanalyzer at work: Environmental stresses frequently occur in combination, particularly the combination of high temperatures and low water availability is common during hot weather. Such stresses negatively affect plant growth and reproduction. In Brassica crops such stresses impair pod setting and filling and research is done to strengthen [...]

We are moving – Wir ziehen um

LemnaTec is moving into a differnt building, only 500 metres from the current location. Our new address is: Nerscheider Weg 170 52076 Aachen Germany You will reach us in the new offices from 15th January 2020 on. Our new telephone number: +49-2408-98185 0 Fax number: +49-2408-98185 99 E-mail contacts [...]

LemnaTec Growscreen Rhizo – the future of root phenotyping at IPK Gatersleben

LemnaTec proudly has finished the installation of a large-scale Growscreen Rhizo system inside the Plant Cultivation Hall of IPK Gatersleben. LemnaTec delivered this unique root- and shoot- phenotyping instrument, built under the exclusive license by Forschungszentrum Jülich Root- and Shoot-Phenotyping system setup The Growscreen Rhizo consists of 360 rhizotrons [...]

Glutathione, growth, and water deficit

LemnaTec's Chief Scientist Dr. Marcus Jansen has co-authored a paper on phenotyping studies to evaluate potential links between Glutathione, growth, and sensitivity to low water availability in Arabidopsis. Before joining LemnaTec in 2014, Marcus was working at Forschungszentrum Jülich and participated in a project on water deficit responses that [...]