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Max-Eyth-Allee 100

14469 Potsdam

Germany

Tel. +49 (0)331 5699-0

Email atb@atb-potsdam.de

Coordinating institute

Department Engineering for Crop Production

Head of Department: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Cornelia Weltzien 

Office: Mareike Lausberg

Staff of department Engineering for Crop Production
Staff of department Engineering for Crop Production

The department Engineering for Crop Production develops new techniques and procedures for a sustainable and resource-saving production of plant materials.

By using sufficient processually and environmentaly relevant information, essential contributions are possible to improve the efficiency of crop production and reduce the environmental impact.

Sensors for measuring crop and soil parameters are developed or adapted to acquire the needed information with acceptable costs. Questions of technological incorporation are discussed before sensor development.

The research results in sensor developments are directly used for the site specific crop management (fertilisation and crop protection). The developed sensors are tested in production process under conditions of praxis and are assed according to resulting effects.

For the competitiveness of sensor based production processes effective solutions for data acquisition and data use are necessary, especially in terms of food safety.

Besides the sensor based information acquisition, the development of new solutions in the field of automation and robotics contributes to a more cost-efficient and less pollutive production of plant material. This results in both an improved income situation in agriculture and an increased biodiverstity on agricultural areas by alternative plants.

 

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Sept 4-5, 2019
INSECTA 2019, ATB Potsdam
International conference on insects as food and feed and for non-food utilization

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

Events

July 1-2, 2019: Conference “Digital tools for organic and small-scale farming”, ATB Potsdam

The conference aims at an interdisiplinary exchange between Chinese and German...

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...

Press information

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 atb@atb-potsdam.de