North America, Pests and Diseases

Researchers use multispectral imaging to detect potato disease earlier

Researchers are finding new ways to use the most recent technology, including multispectral imaging.

One example is University of Wisconsin research funded by the Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association, using cameras mounted on a drone – which autonomously records a light reflection signature of the crop below. 

Lead researcher Amanda Gevens discusses what the team has learned so far on Brownfield’s Managing for Profit.

Listen to the interview with Gevens here.

Source: Brownfield
Photo: Amanda Gevens. Credit Brownfield

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