Drone spray system comes as huge relief for farmers
ISLAMABAD-The aerial drone spray system has come as a huge relief to farmers, as it allows them to effectively spray less quantities of insecticides in less time over a larger area to save crops and boost production, reported WealthPK.
Dr Shahzad Younis, Associate Professor and Director of Smart Agri tech Research Centre & Adaptive Signal Processing Group, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), told WealthPK that a stable economy depends on the production of agricultural goods. “Crop production can be increased by using agrochemicals to control weed infestation; however, their excessive use adversely affects the human operators and environment (destroying the ecology). Aerial drone spray systems are used to carry out the necessary spraying, and this approach is said to be safer and more accurate than the traditional ones,” he said. Dr Shahzad said agricultural activities still required a lot of labour and time despite using innovative technologies for on-farm…