Arable Labs based in Princeton, New Jersey, has created a solar-powered device to remotely monitor the health and growing conditions of surrounding crops. The Pulsepod is the brainchild of Dr Adam Wolf and Fred Bould – the man behind the GoPro camera – and aims to improve yield and quality forecasts, as well as better application of fertiliser and pesticides. The monitor can be mounted remotely in the field, and contains a variety of sensing technology including a four-way net radiometer to measure […]
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