Source: Science Codex (3 Sep 2020)
CIMMYT scientists use UAVs to more accurately measure plant health to select high-yielding wheat.
Multispectral and thermal images taken by cameras on unmanned aerial vehicles are helping researchers to monitor the resistance of maize to tar spot complex and other foliar diseases.
CIMMYT has been selected by the European Space Agency to have access to the pilot version of the Sen2-Agri processing system and receive training on its use.
For many farmers in the developing world, cell phones are the most accessible form of technology, but are only one of many technologies changing agriculture.
CIMMYT scientists discuss the complementary nature of the two organizations in the areas of precision agriculture, field monitoring, smart technologies and remote sensing.