Entries by Groen Agro Control

Quick and reliable analysis for glyphosate residue

Groen Agro Control specializes in the analysis of pesticide residues. In addition to our extensive Multi residue method, we also analyse for glyphosate. This analysis can be performed in water, soil or crops. Glyphosate is a herbicide and is allowed to be used during cultivation of many different crops, which means that high concentrations can […]

Quick and reliable analysis for residues of pesticides

The residulab of Groen Agro Control lab specializes in the analysis of pesticide residues. In particular, we can offer fast and reliable analyses for fresh produce and cereals. Our accredited multi-residue screening is able to determine more than 700 active substances at the same time. In addition to this screening, we also perform specific analyses […]

Fast and reliable analysis for ToBRFV

Just recently we have developed a quick and reliable analysis for the determination of tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV). A specific real-time PCR assay has been developed which can be applied to various types of samples such as crop, water and swab samples from surfaces or materials. For more information you can contact Ines […]

Expansion of our BNN-certificate for cereals and vegetable oils

We have received an extension of our BNN certificate for cereals and vegetable oils. Our laboratory currently meets the requirements that BNN sets for the analysis of pesticide residues for organic products in the following groups: AGF processed fruit and vegetables, Cereals, grains, rice, oil seeds and vegetable oils. Tea and spices Bundesverband Naturkost Naturwaren […]

Analysis of Matrin in fresh produce

Currently there is a lot of attention for the active ingredient Matrin. This is an alkaloid produced by plants of the genus Sophora and is used as an insecticide in various crops in some countries. Matrin is currently not registered in the EU as a plant protection product and therefore has an MRL of 0.01 […]

Accredited analysis of heavy metals in soil and compost

Many of our analyses are performed according to ISO 17025 accredited methods. Just recently our analysis of heavy metals in soil and compost has received a positive evaluation by the Board of Accreditation. We are able to perform accredited analysis of the following heavy metals in soil and compost: Arsenic, Barium, Cadmium, Chrome, Cobalt, Copper, […]

Updates to the MRL-legislation

Recently, two new regulations 2019/38 and 2019/50 were published by the EU announcing adjustments to the MRLs. Regulation 2019/50 describes MRL adaptations of chlorantraniliprole, clomazone, cyclaniliprool, fenazaquin, fenpicoxamid, fluoxastrobin, lambda-cyhalothrin, mepiquat, onion oil, thiacloprid and valifenalate and will enter into force retroactively from 1 January 2019. More information about MRL updates can be found on […]