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Sensor-equipped drones help detect crop stress, aid decision making

Cotton Farming

June 10, 2020

Cotton Farming - When a human or an animal gets sick or is stressed, their temperatures can go up. The same is true for plants.

A researcher with Texas Tech's College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is using drones to detect crop growth conditions in agricultural fields, with temperature variation being one of the ways scientists can see if there is a problem.

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