Drones and wine - only mix in research

As the Washington grapevine industry expands at what has been called a “phenomenal” rate, WSU researchers are using drones in a study of irrigation methods which have the potential to save growers up to half the water they currently use...

Drones diagnose plant health and decrease insecticide use

Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are playing the role of medical doctor and are now able to diagnose the stress levels of plants, which could lead to less insecticide use.

Quirky as it may sound, stress in plants is a key factor in their susceptibility to pest attacks.

For commercial grain crops, this can have a massive impact on results...

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