In-soil Nutrient Sensors

Tech ID: 12.545

Key Features

  • Low cost in-situ electrode for detecting nitrate and other soil nutrients
  • Also, for rapid on-site assays, environmental monitoring and measuring plant nitrate levels

Description

Low cost in-situ electrode for detecting nitrate and other soil nutrients.  Also, for rapid on-site assays, environmental monitoring and measuring plant nitrate levels.

For further detailed information please download the non-confidential summary pdf.

Patents

Published: WO 2014/096844 A1; US 2015/0323491 A1; EP2936132

Granted: UK 2,509,127; US 9,733,206 B2; EP 2936132; AU 2013366039; NZ 709568; CN ZL201380066885.9; MX 350789; CA 2895461

References

Capstaff et al (2021).  Real‑time monitoring of rhizosphere nitrate fluctuations under crops following defoliation.  Plant Methods; 17: 11.  https://doi.org/10.1186/s13007-021-00713-w

Contact: Dr Lars von Borcke

Inventors
Tony Miller
John Innes Centre (Norwich, UK)