Drones deployed for a richer nature

4 June 2021

Despite the efforts many farmers make to keep their meadows hospitable, pasture birds experience difficulties in the Netherlands. Wageningen researchers developed a method to determine what the birds need (such as whether or not to mow the grass) using drone images and self-learning image recognition software. Moreover, ecologists deploy drones…

Self-test for allergens in food

14 May 2021

If someone with a peanut allergy accidentally ingests traces of peanut, it can have serious or even fatal consequences. Wageningen researchers have developed a simple test that consumers can use to test food for certain allergens on the spot, and they can view detailed test results on their smartphone. Scientists…