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Max-Eyth-Allee 100

14469 Potsdam


Tel. +49 (0)331 5699-0


Coordinating institute

Freshness lab

Contact: Dr. Martin Geyer
Horticultural Engineering

The freshness lab of the ATB is an extensive technical research platform. It offers excellent conditions to carry out research and quality assessments on fresh produce and to develop new methods for processing, transportation, storage, and display of products - from laboratory to field tests:

• Molecular- and microbiology

Bacteriological and mycological labs
Molecular biological analysis (including real-time PCR, capillary electrophoresis, 2D electrophoresis, MALDI-TOF/MS)
Cytological analysis (flow cytometry, electro-optical analysis, confocal and fluorescence microscopy)

• Physiological studies and reference analysis

Plant growth chambers and air cells with CA-equipment
Gas exchange system

• Sensor laboratory

Optical and acoustical quality analysis
UV / Vis mobile spectrometer
Sensor implant for stress measurements
RFID tags and miniature data logger

• Process engineering

Washing and cutting techniques
High hydrostatic pressure and plasma systems
Wind-tunnel for controlled air flow


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Sept 17-20, 2019

Trainingschool on measuring and modelling gaseous emissions from livestock systems, ATB Potsdam


Sept. 04, 2019: FRUTIC Symposium 2019, Hong Kong

The FRUTIC Symposium 2019: Innovations in Pre- and Postharvest Supply Chain of...

Sept 5-6, 2019: INSECTA 2019 International Conference, Potsdam

The INSECTA 2019 International Conference aims to give an overview of...

Sept 17-20, 2019: Trainingschool on measuring and modelling gaseous emissions from livestock systems, Potsdam

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Präzises Modell für den optimalen Fruchtbehang

6. Juni 2019: Brandenburgs Agrar- und Umweltstaatssekretärin Dr. Carolin...

Sensorgestütztes Frühwarnsystem für tierischen Stress

28. März 2019: Ein sensorgestütztes Frühwarnsystem für tierischen Stress steht...

ATB 2016

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Leibniz-Institut für Agrartechnik und Bioökonomie e.V. · Max-Eyth-Allee 100 · 14469 Potsdam · Germany · Tel. +49 (0)331 5699 0 · E-mail