From guns of worms: USDA cotton saves using drones

US Department of Agriculture is trying to keep up with current trends and fashions. In the bowels of the Ministry of born way to deal with the attacking pink boxed cotton fields cotton worm [ pink bollworm ]: spreading specially grown sterile moths in fields affected by the parasite.

Moths are grown on special farms of worms by feeding them during the growth of red dye to distinguish them from ordinary. Then, using irradiation agronomists achieve complete sterilization of farmed population. After that, the party of sterile moths scatter over the cotton fields with the help of unmanned aircraft.

Landing sterile moths mated with normal, resulting in the usual give no offspring and parasite population size decreases sharply.

Using drone significantly reduces the cost of processing fields, since there is no need in the content as the big plane and professional pilot.

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