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Ethiopia, Africa


June 10 and June 13, 2008, Ethiopia

Sub Saharan Africa




Dr. Kefyalew Desta, Oklahoma State University, Extension Specialist and Native of Ethiopia (center, holding the GreenSeeker sensor).  Workshops were focused on explaining how yield potential can be predicted mid-season, and using N Rich Strips, judicious fertilizer N rates can be prescribed for wheat and corn production for cereal crops throughout Sub Saharan Africa. 

Dr. Desta received his Ph.D in Precision Sensing Technologies at Oklahoma State University, and was one of the first scientists in the world to identify specific spectral indices capable of recognizing cheat in wheat, and ryegrass in wheat production environments.


GreenSeeker Sensor Training, Ethiopia

GreenSeeker Sensor Training, Ethiopia