Project

WaMIP - Economic / technical feasibility study to measure pesticides via a MIP-based sensor at vegetable processing companies

Code
179P06218
Duration
01 June 2018 → 31 May 2020
Funding
Regional and community funding: IWT/VLAIO
Research disciplines
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agricultural animal production
    • Agricultural plant production
    • Agriculture, land and farm management
    • Other agriculture, forestry, fisheries and allied sciences
 
Project description

General purpose
The global objective of this study is to demonstrate the feasibility of developing an in-line Molecular
Imprinted Polymer (MlP) sensor for measuring specific components (pesticides, biocides, micro-organisms)
in the washing water of potatoes and vegetables, in order to optimize the (re) use of washing water.