TITLE

Orchard irrigation project gets started

AUTHOR(S)
McEwan, Gavin
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Horticulture Week;6/21/2013, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
88417232

 

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