News tagged with sustainability

Reducing water use in agriculture

A new LMU project explores ways of monitoring global water consumption. Its primary goals are to determine the total volume of water required for food production, and develop incentives to encourage the sustainable use of ...

dateJun 21, 2017 in Environment
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Combatting weeds with lasers

A robot automatically identifies weeds in a field and combats them with a short laser pulse. Sustainable agriculture, which avoids the use of herbicides as far as possible, could benefit from this smart idea. Dr. Julio Pastrana ...

dateJun 07, 2017 in Engineering
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