Water Tech For Agriculture
Plant 'tattoos' measure water use in crops
Iowa State University plant scientist Patrick Schnable quickly described how he measured the time it takes for two kinds of corn plants to move water from their roots, to their lower leaves and then to their upper leaves..
Adoption of Water Saving Technologies to Optimize Use of Ground Water
Adoption of sprinkler, drip irrigation system and cultivation of coarse cereals particularly millets were some of the measures to conserve water.
IARI Developing Water Treatment Plant
Along with four universities from India and Canada, the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), working to develop a cost-effective water treatment plant that uses agriculture waste to remove heavy metals and other pollutants.
New ISO standards on treating and reusing wastewater in Agriculture
The aerospace technology company Planetary Resources, based in Redmond, Washington, USA, and Bayer have signed a memorandum of understanding about the development of applications and products based on satellite images.
AgTech: WSU Wins National Award for Water-Saving ResearchWater scarcity one of the toughest challenges predicted for the 21st century is being addressed by Washington State University. As part of a multistate research program, WSU is among 19 land-grant universities honored recently for efforts to help farmers irrigate land more efficiently, especially during droughts and water shortages.
"A safe, reliable supply of water is inextricably linked to food security," said Sonny Ramaswamy, director of the U.S. Department of Agricultures National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).