Incotec launches new technology: next level X-ray seed upgrading
Oct. 2, 2019
Seed enhancer Incotec launched its latest innovative tomato seed upgrading product, X-ray next, at last week’s trade fair Seed meets Technology in Zwaagdijk, The Netherlands. By applying state-of-the art technologies including deep learning, Incotec has further advanced the company’s high-tech X-ray upgrading technology for maximizing the germination potential of a seed lot.
Incotec first introduced seed upgrading using X-ray technology in 2007. Through digital analysis of a seed embryo image, top-quality seeds are selected. Since then the wealth of data accumulated making the use of deep learning techniques possible. Deep learning is a type of artificial intelligence
Bruno Hoeltgebaum, Sales Manager: “Our aim is to get the best seeds from any seed lot, generating higher quality seed lot, increasing yield for the growers. Our customers, seed companies, will have an even more effective result, with less seeds discarded, leaving a larger number of seeds in the top range segments and delivering maximal yield. With X-ray neXt, seed selection has never been more efficient.”
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