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The Botany group consists of several companies including Botany. Since 2003, Botany is the flexible and reliable partner for agro-chemistry, agro-technology, breeding and seed multiplication companies.
Botany is an established name in these sectors and preforms divers trails for their clients. The collection and delivery of reliable research data supports the evolving agricultural sector and makes this sector more successful.
Botany and Aris set up joint venture PhenoVerius for insect counts on plants
Botany from Horst-Meterik and Aris from Eindhoven have created a new joint venture: PhenoVerius.PhenoVerius focusses on sales, service and further development of observation systems for plant-related pests and diseases. The management of PhenoVerius is formed by Peter Korsten and Rien den Boer.Uniting expertiseFor the past 2 years, Aris and Botany have been working together in the field of automated insect detection using artificial intelligence. Aris has been active for 25 years in the field of vision technology for plant phenotyping purposes. For several years, Aris has been using "Deep Learning" in its products.Botany is specialized for over 15 years in the development of products for professional greenhouse horticulture, open-field horticulture and indoor farming. The joint venture PhenoVerius combines Botany and Aris' expertise in vision, artificial intelligence and phenotyping. By joining forces at this time the companies achieve a broader market which fits the strategic direction of both organizations.
Partnership Innoveins Seed Solution and SeQso
SeQso and Innoveins Seed Solutions enter into partnership to characterize seedsFred Hugen (director SeQso B.V.) and Niels Peeters (Director Innoveins Seed Solutions B.V.) sign the cooperation agreement and purchase contract for the use and further development of the iXeed DataCollector.
Next generation plant pest phenotyping
Finally, after a period of intensive testing and improvement, Botany and Aris launch: ‘Cirillo’. The next step in digital plant pest phenotyping. Cirillo, a digital insect detection system for detection and counting of two white fly species, thrips and two spotted spider mites on divers plant species.Read more about the Cirillo-system.