CPM-11. Plant Health and technology in the 21st Century (Part 2)

Iran Room (FAO Headquarters)
 Rome time

Different innovative technologies for detecting pests will be presented during this session, including the use of trained dogs.

The Kansas State University's Manhattan will present the project "Optimizing Surveillance Protocols Using Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)". The project concentrated on how accurately UAS can detect invasive insects and emerging diseases in commercial wheat fields. The Anoplophora detection dogs can be deployed in outbreak areas, in nurseries and at import controls. The presentation will give a short overview on the use of trained dogs in plant health.


Topics: Meeting,Plant & animal genetic diversity,Plants
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