Science

Satellite Crop Monitoring

Satellite Crop Monitoring

Satellite crop monitoring has resulted in many developments in the agricultural industry. It is the technology that facilitates real-time crop vegetation index monitoring via spectral analysis of high-resolution satellite images for different fields and crops which enables tracking of positive an.....

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Variable-rate application in precision agriculture

Variable-rate application in precision agriculture

Variable-rate application in precision agriculture Variable-rate application (VRA) in precision agriculture is an area of technology that focuses on the automated application of materials to a given landscape. In Precision Agriculture, Variable Rate Application (VRA) refers to the application of .....

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Precision Agriculture

Precision Agriculture

Precision Agriculture Drones allow farmers to constantly monitor crop and livestock conditions by air to quickly find problems that would not become apparent in ground-level spot checks. Precision agriculture (PA), satellite farming, or site-specific crop management (SSCM) is a farming management.....

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Agricultural Drone

Agricultural Drone

Agricultural Drone The process of using a drone to map or survey crops is a relatively straightforward one. An agricultural drone is an unmanned aerial vehicle used to help optimize agriculture operations, increase crop production, and monitor crop growth. This technology has been improving in th.....

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Mohrite: Properties and Occurrences

Mohrite: Properties and Occurrences

Minerals form in all geologic environments and thus under a wide range of chemical and physical conditions, such as varying temperatures and pressure.  Mohrite, (NH4)2 Fe(SO4)2·6(H2O), is a rare sulfate mineral originally found in the geothermal fields of Tuscany, Italy.  It is a monoclinic-pr.....

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Machine Vision

Machine Vision

Machine vision (MV) is the technology and methods used to provide imaging-based automatic inspection and analysis for such applications as automatic inspection, process control, and robot guidance, usually in industry. It uses sensors, processing hardware, and software algorithms to automate comp.....

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e-Agriculture

e-Agriculture

e-Agriculture, focuses on the enhancement of agricultural and rural development through improved information and communication processes. e-Agriculture is a global community of practice that facilitates dialogue, information exchange, and sharing of ideas related to the use of information and com.....

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Agricultural Robot

Agricultural Robot

Agricultural Robot Agriculture is quickly becoming an exciting high-tech industry, drawing new professionals, new companies, and new investors. An agricultural robot is a robot deployed for agricultural purposes. The main area of application of robots in agriculture today is at the harvesting sta.....

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Yttrium – a chemical element

Yttrium – a chemical element

Yttrium is a chemical element with the symbol Y and atomic number 39. It is a highly crystalline iron-gray, rare-earth metal. It is a silvery-white, moderately soft, ductile metal. It is a silvery-metallic transition metal chemically similar to the lanthanides and has often been classified as a &.....

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Mohite: Properties and Occurrences

Mohite: Properties and Occurrences

Mohite is a copper-tin sulfide mineral with the chemical formula Cu2SnS3. It is a triclinic-pedial greenish-gray mineral containing copper, sulfur, and tin. It is of hydrothermal origin and occurs associated with tetrahedrite, famatinite, kuramite, mawsonite, and emplectite in the type locality i.....

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Carbon Nanofoam

Carbon Nanofoam

Carbon nanofoam is the fifth allotrope of Carbon after graphite, diamond, fullerene, and Carbon nanotubes. It is an allotrope of carbon discovered in 1997 by Andrei V. Rode and co-workers at the Australian National University in Canberra. It consists of a cluster-assembly of carbon atoms strung .....

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Nanogel

Nanogel

A nanogel is a nanoparticle composed of a hydrogel—a crosslinked hydrophilic polymer network. Nanogels are most often composed of synthetic polymers or biopolymers which are chemically or physically crosslinked. They are very promising carriers among other novel drug delivery vehicles for utili.....

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