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Record number 545334
Title Big data poised to navigate growers to their targets: “after 300 metres, turn left”
Author(s) Mourik, Simon van
Source Big data poised to navigate growers to their targets: “after 300 metres, turn left”, In Greenhouses, vol. 7, nr. 4, p. 48-49, 2018-10-15, Jos Bezemer, http://edepot.wur.nl/465050
Department(s) Farm Technology Group
Publication type Media appearance
Publication year 2018
About With cultivation so closely intertwined with the Internet and with the advent of crop and climate sensors, big data is becoming available to the greenhouse horticulture sector. Big data consists of huge collections of information that growers can use to optimise operational aspects such as crop growth and energy consumption. A consortium of companies and organisations is working on the calculation models and algorithms that should make a comprehensive management program possible. “Think of it like a satellite navigation system (satnav): the grower enters a target and the program guides them there.”
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