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Iowa State University scientists are working toward a future in which farmers can use unmanned aircraft to spot, and even predict, disease and stress in their crops. Their vision relies on machine learning, an automated process in which technology can help farmers respond to plant stress more efficiently. 

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The study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, finds that if less than 1 percent of agricultural land was converted to solar panels, it would be sufficient to fulfill global electric energy demand.

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The identification of the native flora of Costa Rica now has a new ally thanks to an application that will permit users to identify and know the characteristics of the plants of the country.

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The distribution of weeds is not homogeneous in rice fields: it usually appears in the form of patches, which suggests that pesticide applications is inefficient, since the application of herbicides in this type of crop is done uniformly, to full coverage.

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Banana (Musa spp.) is the most popular marketable fruit crop grown all over the world, and a dominant staple food in many developing countries. Worldwide, banana production is affected by numerous diseases and pests.

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In this article you will find basic concepts of remote sensing, how it works, what information it offers, what platforms and sensors it uses, what its benefits are, which platform is the most useful, etc. In easy-to-understand language, it includes many videos, images and infographics and several recent investigations.