Machinery can be used to survey large expanses of farmland or environmentally sensitive areas, raising interesting possibilities for the problem of excessive nitrogen inputs in a watershed.
Resources from the October 2015 issue of IPM Insights.
Yong-Lak Park, a professor of entomology at West Virginia University, has unusual dreams of flying: He wants drones to deploy natural enemies, not pesticides.
Automated systems could identify each and every plant in a farmer’s field and then go on to manage the undesirable ones.
Imagine: A fleet of robots maneuvers through a field in which a multitude of different plants—among them carrots, corn, and cauliflower—are growing side by side.
The October 2015 issue of IPM Insights is now available as a downloadable e-book.