remote sensing

Researchers Create App to Help Drones Improve Farm Efficiency

Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have developed a web application to help farmers and industry workers use drones and other uncrewed aerial vehicles, or UAVs, to generate the best possible data. By helping farmers use resources more efficiently, this advancement could help them adapt to a world with a changing climate that needs to feed billions. 

Taylor Swift Becomes a Phenotype Monitoring Machine

Taylor Swift: A cultural icon, controversial TicketMaster name, and now a remote phenotype (plant trait) monitoring machine. 

Plant Sciences Assistant Professor Troy Magney is a Swiftie to his core. After listening to Swift’s album Folklore on repeat while he was coding and building the instrument in his lab, naming his machine after her was a natural progression.