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Photonics technology for high intensity farming

Digital technologies are rapidly changing agricultural practices today. Farmers still struggle to adopt the
technologies that are suitable for their specific practices, often due to high investment cost, both
financially and in terms of skills. Specific evidence for all types of intensive crops are needed to
sufficiently encourage farmers to take up the practices in their specific field, where further customisation
is frequently needed.
The report specifically zooms in on the use of photonics technologies for intensive farming, providing an
overview of the context, value chain and relevant stakeholders. The objective is to map the key players
in photonics for the intensive farming value chain, as well as to identify their strengths and weaknesses,
also in relation to global competition. Analyses were based on desk-research, interviews as well as on
the internal expertise of IDEA Consult on the subject.

D3_6 ProductWatch Photonics technology for high intensity farming.pdf
(1.54 MB - PDF)
Photonics for farming_final.pdf
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