Early warning system for greenhouse growers (interview with Carolien Zijlstra)

R. Nijland, C. Zijlstra

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In the past, a market gardener has always had to trust his own eyesight in order to know whether a plant is healthy or not. But now, in Dutch research greenhouses in Wageningen and Bleiswijk, high-tech machinery is taking over this job. 'Have a look at this, it is really amazing.’ Carolien Zijlstra shows pictures on her computer screen of a green pepper plant that has just been poisoned. On the left we see the plant by natural daylight, the way we would see it with the naked eye; on the right we see the images created by a fluorescence camera that is monitoring the plant’s foliage
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)38-39
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2011


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