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 August 09 2019

Day 3 of the FFTC-MARDI International Workshop on ICTs for Precision Agriculture. FFTC Director Dr. Kuo-Ching Lin leads the workshop delegates at the MARDI Plant Factory and meets Muhammad Amid, the Senior Research Officer under the Horticulture Research Center of MARDI. The plant factory includes all production chains ranging from nursery systems, multi-layer planting systems, LED lighting environmental control system, pests and disease and post harvest management, etc. this technology is expected to be five to 10 times higher in terms of productivity and more eco-friendly compared to conventional planting method.