Inicio Agricultura Using drones for fumigation allows to save up to 80% on supplies

Using drones for fumigation allows to save up to 80% on supplies

 

Nowadays agriculture is not immune to technological advances and Iván Ortiz, CIMMYT scientist, points out that it is not a matter of luxury, but of necessity, especially in a world where much more needs to be produced with less.

Drones are part of the several technological alternatives that benefit farmers, for example, their cameras allow the detection of areas of opportunity that may require special attention.

However, its main strength is fumigation, since drones are able to save up to 80% of the applied nitrogen, which is certainly of vital importance for environment; also this system is much more precise applying the product.