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Lav Khot talks sensing advances at society’s Plenary Session

Posted by struscott | October 5, 2017
Khot prepares to fly an UAV.

Lav Khot, assistant professor in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering, spoke at the 2017 annual meeting of the American Phytopathological Society, August 14 in San Antonio, Texas.

His plenary session talk, “Sensing Technologies for Plant Disease Detection,” looked at state-of-the-art advancements in chemical and optical detectors, drones, and “Internet-of-Things”-based technologies that could aid in rapid disease detection. Learn more here.

Khot works in the Agricultural Automation Engineering area of his Department. His research and extension program focuses on sensing and automation technologies for site-specific and precision management of production agriculture.

Read more about his research here.