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Advancing Agricultural Monitoring: A Look at UAV LiDAR and Multispectral Data Integration

October 31, 2023 at 8:35 pm | Updated November 6, 2023 at 4:46 pm | 12 min read

Welcome to another exciting blog post where we explore the cutting-edge research that’s shaping the future of agriculture. Today, we’re diving into a fascinating study titled “Multiscale Inversion of Leaf Area Index in Citrus Tree by Merging UAV LiDAR with Multispectral Remote Sensing Data.” Conducted by a team of researchers led by Weicheng Xu and… Continue reading…

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Turning Trees into Fossil Fuels: An Interview with Jonathan Cumming on Bioenergy Innovation

Our latest conversation with Jonathan Cumming, a plant physiologist from the Center for Bioenergy Innovations (CBI), reveals the latest breakthrough in sustainable biofuels. This article delves into CBI’s fascinating mission to turn lignin into aviation fuel. From genetic manipulations to selecting genotypes with beneficial traits, Jonathan shares insights into the project’s innovative approaches to optimizing… Continue reading…

50 Best Universities for Plant Science

Plant science refers to various research subjects investigating plants, their characteristics, growth, and environmental interaction. Diverse disciplines, from plant systematics, anatomy, genetics, plant biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, physiology, ecology, crop science, forestry, nature conservation, and climate change, fall into this category. Students who want to learn state-of-art plant sciences should consider studying at universities recognized… Continue reading…

Insider Look: Unearthing the Secrets of Root Growth Vigor with Ehsan From True Organic’s R&D Department

In a recent conversation with Scott (CID), Ehsan shared his work in the R&D department of True Organic, where he focuses on improving crop vigor by creating a better environment for crops. Specifically, he discussed using rhizotrons to measure and visualize root growth in response to various fertilizer treatments. Although Ehsan encountered some difficulties and… Continue reading…

The 10 most-cited Studies on Root Research in 2022

Roots are vital for resource acquisition and transport, determining plant growth, ability to withstand stress, and biomass accumulation. However, roots can also be affected by the environment and soil flora and fauna. Being underground, the root system, the “hidden half of plants,” has only lately been studied in detail after the development of modern tools… Continue reading…

Top 105 Essential Resources for Plant Science Professionals: Updated for 2023

As plant science continues to play a critical role in creating a healthier, more sustainable planet, the demand for the latest resources and technologies in the field has never been greater. CID Bio-Science is dedicated to providing precise, portable, and non-destructive measurement tools that allow plant researchers to advance our understanding of the natural world.… Continue reading…

Non-Destructive and Efficient: The Benefits of the CI-203 Handheld Laser Leaf Area Meter for Plant Research

Looking to simplify and streamline your plant research data-collection workflow? Look no further than the CI-203 Handheld Laser Leaf Area Meter, the non-destructive solution to quick and intuitive leaf area measurements. This state-of-the-art instrument enables researchers to gather essential data for a wide range of applications, including forestry and environmental research, crop production, and plant… Continue reading…

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