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Q2 Technology

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A fast and precise measurement of oxygen consumption on each single seed.

Q2 technology can give us insight in speed and uniformity of germination of a specific seed-lot.

Q2 tests are non-destructive; seeds can be further tested in more conventional ways.

Movie showing Q2 germination progress
Movie showing germination progress
oxygen consumption

Some major applications

  • Fast germination measurement tool
  • Complete picture of seed vigor
  • Easy control over seed processes
  • Predicting the feasibility of priming methods
  • Help in breeding programs
  • Germination results in 24-48 hours
  • Easy and fast control of aging seed inventory
  • Checking bacterial and fungi contamination levels
  • Homogenity tests 
A new era in seed quality

For technical information:

Michiel Visser
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