Use robotics and machine vision to control weeds, farmers urged

Uggah (right) launching a book titled ‘Invasive Weeds of Malaysia and Their Sustainable Management’ at the 27th Asian-Pacific Weed Science Society conference in Kuching while APWSS president Prof Dr Abdul Shukor Juraimi looks on. — ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE / The Star

KUCHING: The agriculture sector should make use of digital technologies such as robotics and machine vision to control weeds, says Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah.

He said there was a need to develop new tools and techniques for effective weed management in view of the manpower shortage in agriculture.

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