The device collects particles from the air, such as fungal spores. At the end of the user-defined sampling period, the sample is moved through a series of different processes, which enables the instrument to detect the amount of spores of a target species that were in the air during the sampling period. To do this, the spores are broken open in order to release the DNA inside. Once broken open, a subsample of the disrupted spores is transferred to a tube of dried reagents within the device, in order to detect the DNA of a specific crop pathogen using a DNA-specific assay.
In its original form, the app links to live local weather data to analyse the factors that influence the accuracy of spray treatments and the potential for drift, including wind, rain and frost. The app suggests techniques for sprayer operators to mitigate risks or alter practices in terms of nozzle choice and sprayer set-up, including water volume and ground speed. Users can enter plans for cropping, locations, and product use and application timings; data from the farm’s spraying equipment enables algorithms to provide guidance on the most appropriate available sprayer set-up in any situation for the forecast weather conditions.
The Whirlwind M612 "Albatros Field Crop" Sprayers are sprayers with a special boom configuration and are suggested for the application of fungicide/insecticide treatments on vegetable and nursery crops. The Whirlwind delivers its spray in a fine mist that penetrates dense foliage, covering leaves, fruit and twigs alike with a fine coating of chemicals on all sides. No bare areas and no wasteful chemical run-off. It assures high speed operation, very fine and constant mist independent of the water flow rate, uniform coverage and distribution of chemicals, exceptional working range and penetration in any crop, of whatever shape - and even in difficult weather conditions.
This company develops autonomous mobile robots for indoor and outdoor use. One model can be adpated for spraying crops. It is used remotely, semi-automatically or autonomously.
The robot is for use in greenhouses and moves smoothly through the heating pipes via an electric and internal combustion engine with a capacity of 205cm3 and a power of 6.5 HP. The sprayer goes to the end of the row and from the end begins the procedure going towards the connector, this allows even and fast spraying, which is effective only when it is done immediately after the detection of an outbreak of plant disease. The track width of the wheels is adapted to the individual needs of the customer. The design consists of acid-resistant materials. The remote control attached to the sprayer allows you to stop the device during the journey. The PLC operating the device additionally counts the hours worked and also allows you to save the routes and current configuration. The whole is powered by two 44Ah batteries.
Pocket Diagnostic in-field tests are designed to give growers, consultants and inspectors information about plant health where and when it is needed. Disease presence can be confirmed in just a few minutes anywhere in the glasshouse, field or supply chain. Everything needed for testing plants in the field is included in the pack. The unique ‘bottle and ball’ sample preparation method means that only 20-30 seconds of shaking are needed before the test can be run. Lateral flow devices are used to detect disease in plants.
Digital agronomy solution to identify, analyze and treat early signs of crop threats to make informed decisions, lower costs and maximize yield. Spot the first signs of harmful insects using sub-millimetre resolution imagery to gain precise identification. Early detection and identification of lesions, spots or abnormal crop behaviour. Manage all fields in a single smart platform - imagery, analysis, insights, reports and cross-field comparisons. Be precise in farm spraying with variable rate zones - plan, quantify and export prescriptions. Seems to use drones and satellite images. SmartScout technology is available in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Bulgaria. Cloud solutions are available globally.
The Yamaha RMAX is a remotely-piloted helicopter designed for agriculture purposes. Since being introduced in 1997, Yamaha RMAX helicopters have flown more than 2 million hours. Yamaha RMAX helicopters treat 2.4 million acres of farmland in Japan each year. Over 2,600 Yamaha helicopters are operating worldwide.
Joyance Drone Agriculture Sprayers offers several drone models with spray tank capacity ranging between 10, 16, 20, 30 and 32 litres for use in field crops.