… costs, and environmental protection: a nitrate bio-sensor developed by researchers at RUB has the potential to achieve all these objectives. The sensor, which can be used by farmers directly in the field, is about to become reality: to this end, Prof Dr Nicolas Plumeré and Dr Tobias Vöpel have been awarded a Proof of Concept Grant by the European Research Council (ERC) for the period of one and a half years.
Farmers have been relying on experience
Lab tests, even though very reliable are time consuming and expensive. Therefore, farmers have relied more on their experience than on regular testing when…