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Simon Pearson


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Professor of Agri-Food Technology at the University of Lincoln, interested in all things digital and agri-robotics. Research interests include; A diverse range of agri technology applications including robotic systems, automation, energy control and management, food safety systems, novel crop development; The environmental physiology of fresh produce and ornamental crops, including impacts on crop quality and development; The post harvest physiology of vegetables, fruits and cut flowers, including the use of modified atmosphere packaging; The effects of light manipulation on crop growth and development, including the development and application of greenhouse spectral filters and LED lighting systems; The development of on farm decision support systems from remote sensing information; The development of pre and post farm gate supply and demand forecasting systems.



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