This technique will detect scorching disease in potatoes, but farmers have to do this work
Disease will be detected in time in potato crop For information, let us tell you that a disease called blight attacks the potato crop, which if not prevented in time, can spoil the entire crop in a week.
symptoms of scorch disease
Due to this, potato crop suffers the most, because its outbreak starts appearing after 3 to 4 weeks of sowing. In this, small spots start emerging on the lower leaves of the plants. As the disease progresses, the size and color of the spots also increase. Due to its outbreak, the leaves start shrinking and fall, while brown and black spots appear on the stems and the size of the tubers also remains small.
How is the disease detected
If this disease is to be investigated, then experts or agricultural scientists have to go to the fields. After this, very close examination is done and the disease is detected.
The disease will be known from the photo of the leaves
Now with the help of new technology, only the photo of the leaves will be able to know whether the crop is diseased or not. After this, farmers can save the crop by using insecticides.
Developed as a mobile app
For information, let us tell you that in order to make more practical use of this device, researchers are working on converting it into a smartphone application.
Source: Kisan Help