The October 2015 issue of IPM Insights focuses on Advanced Production Systems.
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.
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 on Advanced Production Systems is now available as a downloadable e-book.
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.