As a cutting-edge technology, drone systems have shown great potential in agriculture. This article elucidates the implementation of a drone with a multispectral sensing system in a field survey for tomato chlorotic spot virus in south Florida. The findings demonstrate that drone technology can provide growers with precise and timely information about disease incidence and distribution in a labor-saving manner for decision making in crop management to mitigate yield loss. We provide recommendations for Extension professionals regarding educating producers on applying the technology to manage their crops efficiently.
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Wang, Q., Liu, Q., & Zhang, S. (2020). Implementation of Drone System in Survey for Tomato Chlorotic Spot Virus. The Journal of Extension, 58(2), Article 20. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol58/iss2/20