Demonstration of Drone Technology for Aerial Spray
submitted by Dr. Ejaz Ashraf, 06 FEB 2019
Recently, on January 14, 2019 a high level delegation headed by the Dr. Yubin Lane from South China University, China visited University of Sargodha, Punjab-Pakistan. The purpose of the visit was to introduce precision agricultural technologies to the researchers and farmers of the province of Punjab-Pakistan. Dr. Yubin presented the documentary and slides to demonstrate the applications of Drone technology in the field of agriculture. The delegation visited the agricultural fields in the agricultural campus of the University of Sargodha and practically demonstrated the applications of drone technology first time in the history of the agricultural campus of the University of Sargodha, Punjab-Pakistan. The delegation explained the effectiveness of the drone technology for precise applications of sprays on the crops and other input resources in the field.
At the end of the visit, Dr. Yubin, promised to donate one drone (UMV) to the Precision Agricultural Technology Lab. of the College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha in near future. This technology not only makes the efficient use of input resources but also make sure production of secure food crops. Below are the few images of the event.
Figure 1: A team of researcher preparing a UMV drone for areal demonstration first time in the history of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Sargodha-Punjab, Pakistan
Figure-2: Dr. Yubin Lane from South China University giving a presentation for applications of drone (UMV) at University of Sargodha, Punjab-Pakistan