Taking a Byte Out of Big Data in Farming

Troy Magney, Dept. of Plant Sciences, is using methods such as hyperspectral imaging – a remote sensing technique – to measure plant water stress, nutrient status, biomass, and photosynthesis in order to make informed decisions about water and fertilizer management. This is important for global agriculture in the future.

J. Heiner Lieth

  • Professor Emeritus and Extension Specialist
Crop ecology of greenhouse and nursery crops; greenhouse environment control automation; modeling of ornamental crops; automated irrigation. Greenhouse, nursery, and in-door plant production.
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