Is autonomous, precision weed control near?

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Validation of prototypes for selective potato volunteer plants control in crops in 2021 (EcoRobotix machine on NPPL-farm.

Precision agriculture (PA) is a farming management concept based on observing,

measuring and responding to inter and intra-field variability in crops. It is a basis for more sustainable farming and highly depending on integration of technologies and knowledge. This column focusses on the state of art and challenges for weed
detection and precision implements.

Dr. Ir. Corné Kempenaar
Wageningen University & Research, and
Aeres University of Applied Sciences

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