Insect radar research

Insect radar research

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Credit: LOUISE MURRAY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Insect radar research. Radar scientist Dr Jason Lim observing data from a vertical radar. Vertical radar is used to track the arrival of migratory agricultural pests like the silver Y moth and can discriminate insects as small as 2mg and 5mm long at 300 metres altitude. Photographed at the Rothamsted Research, UK.

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