Real-time protein monitoring. The next major tool for precision agriculture

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    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2019 JUne

    Medium Digital

    Cereal processes > Cereal and milling science



    Scope & contentBy Philip Clancy, Next Instruments, Australia

    Cereal and oil seed crops including wheat, barley, rice, corn, canola and soybeans make up more than 80 percent of the world’s grain production, i.e., 2,513 million metric tonnes in 2017. It has been forecast that the world will need to increase the production of grains and oilseeds by 30 percent by 2050 in order to feed the nine billion people that will inhabit the planet.

    However, there is not an additional amount of arable land to meet this demand. As such farmers, agronomists, agricultural scientists and governments are faced with the challenge of producing 30 percent more through better technology.

    A major tool available to the agriculture eco system to achieve this task is precision agriculture (PA)... Read more.


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