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XAG Drone Fleets Take Off for Large-scale Cotton Defoliation

XAG Drone Fleets Take Off for Large-scale Cotton Defoliation

This is the world’s largest cotton defoliation operation that involves the use of fully autonomous drones to ensure a cost-effective, eco-friendly machine harvest. Up to mid-September, one million hectares of cotton fields have been defoliated with XAG’s crop spraying drones. It is estimated that the accumulated service record of this year’s operation will exceed 1.3 million hectares, a 200% increase ...

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