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TNAU-IRRI research collaboration on Digital Agriculture

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Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

A team of scientists from Philippines visited Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) here to explore the possibility of developing a joint research project in digital agriculture.

The main focus of the visit was to discuss research collaboration between TNAU and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), on Remote Sensing-Based Information and Insurance for Crops in Emerging Economies (RIICE) and other international agriculture research initiatives.

Tri D Setiyono, Cluster Leader, Geospatial Science & Modeling, IRRI, accompanied by Dr JS Prasad, Retd IRRI Scientist from Hyderabad, held a meeting recently with scientists from various departments in TNAU, a release said Thursday.

Setiyono organised a Seminar on "Crop monitoring strategies through remote sensing and crop modeling" and interacted with scientists and students.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 20:40 IST