Sumitomo, Purdue target plant analysis | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 95 Issue 2 | p. 12 | Concentrates
Issue Date: January 9, 2017

Sumitomo, Purdue target plant analysis

Department: Business
Keywords: agriculture, crop protection chemicals, imaging

Sumitomo Chemical will join up with Jian Jin, an assistant professor of agricultural and biological engineering at Purdue University, to develop technology for analyzing the shapes of plant roots and leaves via imaging. The information will be used to suggest which fertilizers or crop protection chemicals should be applied. Sumitomo and Purdue researchers have worked together on other projects including new platforms for chemical substance analysis.

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