You sow seeds, water them and collect the harvest. We can only wish that farming was this straightforward. But that’s not the case. Agriculture involves various complexities and conditions that demand continuous monitoring and inspection. Conditions like bacterial growth, diseases, parasites etc. require a careful study that is possible only when you have a microscopic view.
The very size and structure of traditional microscopes, along with the requirement of a power source prevent them from being used on the field for agriculture, what is needed in such cases is a portable microscope. Let’s explore a few aspects and examine using portable microscopes in agriculture.