Orchard irrigation project gets started

McEwan, Gavin
June 2013
Horticulture Week;6/21/2013, p41
Trade Publication
The article reports that Harper Adams University in Shropshire, England will form an international consortium to build an autonomous system for orchards and vineyards irrigation. It mentions that integrating canopy and fruit sensors with autonomous mobile vehicles and wireless sensor networks is the objectives of the project. Professor Simon Blackmore, head of engineering at HAU, states that there are available new technologies which can help people to understand the growing environment.


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