Technical Specification
Technology Readiness Level
Farm Scale Types
Big scale, Small scale
Production Systems
Greenhouse, Open field
Technique Types
Decision support techniques, Diagnostics and detection techniques, ELISA, RNA and DNA Methods (Diagnostics and detection techniques)
Application Ranges
Company Name
FA Bio (formerly FungiAlert Ltd)
Country Origin
United Kingdom
Contact Person
Special Requirement
Need for a special agricultural landscape
Need Special Training


SporSenz is an in-the-field sensor for plant diseases in soil and water. The device is inserted into the soil and samples the dominant microorganisms that are actively growing in the soil, facilitating a soil-health screen. SporSenZ only detects living and actively growing microorganisms in the field. The company also offer screening for hydroponic systems, and for water irrigation.

The company also offer disease identification from the plant material and can test the susceptibility of pathogens sampled from fields against crop protection products. 


For More Information
Crops Used
  • Range of crops
Crops Possible
  • All
Countries Used
  • United Kingdom
Countries Not Suitable
  • No Countries
  • Range of species
Tech Requirement Comment

The company provides you with the SporSenZ sensors to sample the microbial community in your field. They then analyse the soil microbial community sampled by the SporSenZ sensors and interpret the results for you. Their report provides important information about soil-health, highlighting key disease risks.

Training Comment

All training provided when buying the product

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