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Drones to help with potato vine kill

Flying drones can help potato farmers in making vine desiccation decisions by mapping their crops before applying herbicides.

Trials of potato crops at Potatoes in Practice conference last week showed how growers could tailor the water volume and the nozzle selection when using herbicides, after imaging scans by drones revealed the most dense areas of foliage.

Strat Aero plc (LON:AERO) is focused on the continued development of the Company’s ‘Survey & Inspection’ business, in addition to implementing an enhanced growth strategy via the appraisal of complementary acquisition or investment opportunities. This is in line with the Company’s stated objective to achieve improved financial performance in the near term.

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