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Determine fertilization needs with with the help of a portable reflectometer

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A handheld, portable sensor that detects the nitrogen nutritional status of plants.
N-Pilot® is a portable reflectometer, measuring the nitrogen nutritional status of crops by assessing the plants chlorophyll content and the amount of biomass.

N-Pilot® provides a nitrogen fertilization recommendation that includes all top-dressings for cereals and the total N-requirement for rape seed after winter.

About N-Pilot®

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Easy measurements for immediate results

Measurements with N-Pilot® are carried out in 20 seconds while moving through the field. The ease of use facilitates the assessment of varying nitrogen demand across the field, calculating fertilization requirements accordingly. A field diagnosis can include multiple N-Pilot® measurements.

The fertilization advice considers the following parameters:

  • Crop variety
  • Expected yield
  • Growth stage of the crop
  • Protein target (grain protein content)
N-Pilot - mobile app

Key facts

  • The diagnosis is fast, reliable and cost effective.
  • It provides direct nitrogen fertilization advice in the field.
  • Controls and optimizes both yield and protein content.
  • There are no subscription fees or any extra costs.
  • A robust and autonomous device adapted to the regional specifics.
  • It can be used by multiple users.
  • Crop varieties are updated regularly by Borealis L.A.T

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