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US: Quick and early disease detection by drones with hyperspectral camera

Idaho State University researchers have found high-tech cameras mounted on drones flying 60 meters above potato fields can effectively detect individual diseased and stressed plants. Furthermore, greenhouse testing by University of Idaho plant pathologist Louise-Marie Dandurand, using the same advanced sensors to assess diseased plants, has confirmed specific crop ailments, such as nematode feeding or potato virus Y infection, can[Read More...]

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