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Low Cost UAV Fights Disease Devastating Apple Crops -
2013-11-20 22:08:39 GMT
"Vegetation is often damaged by disease, pests, or other threats that can be hard to detect before they become a serious problem. One such menace, a fungus known as “apple scab”, can render significant portions of an apple orchard’s yield unsellable. University of New Hampshire (UNH) researchers are developing a solution to fight the scourge of apple scab using multi-spectrum, infrared images captured with a low cost, GPS enabled unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)."
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