• Arabidopsis thaliana

    The complete growth and seed
    harvesting system specially designed for
    Arabidopsis thaliana

  • Arasystem is known
    to increase seed yield

  • Harvest your seeds
    with unprecedented ease

Arasystem is used by

VIB
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Bayer
Universiteit Utrecht
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Cultivating Tomorrow

Discover the Arasystem

Discover the Arasystem

Aracons

Aracons are seed harvesting devices that automatically collect the seeds produced by individual Arabidopsis . Each Aracon consists out of a tube and base:

Aracon tube

Guides the falling seeds into the base and prevents neigbouring plants from touching one another. Read more

Aracon base

Contains an inverted cone that both guides the growing stem into the container and collects the falling seeds. Read more

Arabaskets

Allows indiviual plants to be moved around at all stages of the Arabidopsis life cycle. Fits exactly into the pot cavities of Araflats. Read more

Araflats

Arrays of 51 individual pot cavities. Ideally suited for growing Arabidopsis plants. Read more

Aratrays

Solid plastic trays, fit underneath the Araflats. They simplify subirrigation and transportation of plants. Read more

Each component can be ordered separately in our webshop

Advantages of Arasystem

  • Plants grow in individual containers
  • Arabidopsis 'weeds' do not intertangle
  • No cross-fertilisation
  • No seed contamination
  • No spreading of seeds
  • Automatic seed harvest over entire life cycle
  • Seed collection in one single simple operation
  • Applicable in growthrooms and greenhouses