GRDC’s Groundcover “High-tech sentinels advance national crop pest management effort”

GRDC’s Groundcover “High-tech sentinels advance national crop pest management effort”

On the outskirts of suburban Adelaide, the whirr, hum, buzz and purr from a troupe of novel, high-tech machines speak the live-wire language of advancement in pest management for the grains industry.

This is the soundscape of three new surveillance machines, saddled with sophisticated technology that gears them to function as sentinels, watching over crops and monitoring them for damaging insect pests and disease-causing microorganisms.

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