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‘Digital Twins’ concept boosts food production

Anyone familiar with digital twinning can tell you that its applications reach far beyond the building and construction sector. But have you thought about food production?

WGIC Secretariat September 2, 2021

National Tribune published an article that features how RIEGL’s LiDAR scanning technology is being utilized by University of Queensland scientists to create ‘digital twins’ of mango and macadamia orchards to help boost food production.

Professor Neena Mitter, the Director of the Centre of Horticultural Science at Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI), stated, “Developing a digital model for an orchard with slow growing crops like mango and macadamia enables us to run virtual experiments at a scale and speed never before possible.”

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‘Digital Twins’ Concept Boosts Food Production