Art & Agriculture: Photobiology illuminates Dutch Fields Improving Crop Growth
In the Netherlands, illuminated lights dance across the fields. Daan Roosegaarde’s GROW project uses photobiology light science technologies to create art and increase crop yield. Certain combinations of blue, red and ultraviolet (UV) light can enhance plant growth and may reduce the use of pesticides by up to 50%.
Plantix is a mobile application with the mission to make agriculture more sustainable.
Plantix is designed to diagnose disease in crops. By sending a picture of your crop, the Crop Doctor will help solve the problem. The android phone is turned into a mobile crop doctor. With just a photo, the Plantix application diagnosis infected crops and offers treatments for any pest, disease or nutrient deficiency problem.
The application is designed to benefit best farming practices, preventative measures and has a fertilizer calculator. It also contains a weekly action plan aligned with various crops and conditions.For more read: