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Spectral Imaging and Disease Detection in Eggplant

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Dec. 30, 2021

To use remote sensed spectral data for detecting diseased plants, we need to identify the relevant light bands that reflect changes occurring in biophysical parameters due to diseases. These specific changes are accompanied by a corresponding difference in changes in ...

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Crop Water Use Efficiency Explained

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Dec. 30, 2021

At present, temperatures and incidences of drought are rising due to climate change, coupled with a limited supply of water. To alleviate food insecurity, the old model, where enhancing yield depended on increasing irrigation, has to be replaced. Though prior ...

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Measuring Competition in Crop Plants: Mechanisms & Outcomes

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Nov. 30, 2021

Competition is ubiquitous among plants and is one of the crucial interactions that influence the health and performance of crops. By measuring various shoot and root parameters throughout the entire crop cycle, scientists can glean crucial insights into the processes ...

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Root Respiration: Importance and Applications

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Nov. 16, 2021

Root respiration has long been studied by plant scientists. However, a complete and clear picture of the influence various factors have on this crucial process is still missing, as scientific results don't always agree. Better understanding is needed to adequately ...

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Latest News in Plant and Crop Research: October 2021

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Oct. 29, 2021

Plant research is focused on physicochemical and biochemical attributes, as well as physiological processes to establish basic plant science. These are applied in crop research to improve productivity and also reduce the ecological footprint of conventional farming. Today, we give ...

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