NPEC at Wageningen University & Research Business Day 2019

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On 26 September 2019 the Business Day will be held at Wageningen Campus. On this day developments in technology and new innovations will be key. Rick van de Zedde and Benny van der Fels will attend to speak about phenotyping.

Phenotyping: High-tech measurements on plants and animals

Large scale accumulation of data on plant- and animal performance in their natural environments. To understand, model and optimise our food production sytems. In live demonstrations our experts will show vehicles, robots and drones that capture data. You will learn the current state-of-the-art and how your business can benefit from these developments in this booming domain. Key topics are: smart agriculture, the new phenotyping research centre, various experiments: climate room, greenhouse and field-based breeding, post-harvest shelf life measurements, and animal health, welfare, behaviour.

More information and registration: https://www.wur.nl/en/activity/Business-Day-Finding-answers-together.htm.

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