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Apps, Mobile and Digital Content

SIFSS screenshot (c) James Hutton Institute
  • Soil Information for Scottish Soils (SIFSS)
    The SIFSS iOS app allows a user to find out more about the soil type and some of its properties based on their location. The app covers almost 600 cultivated and uncultivated soil types across Scotland. On the SIFSS webpage you can also query the database based on a postcode, a grid reference, or using the interactive viewer.
  • PotatoSize
    It is fundamental for farmers to know when to halt potato crop growth to achieve optimal tuber size for market and so maximize profits. PotatoSize™ is a mobile app which seeks to provide a cheap and rapid solution for farmers to count and measure a crop sample by using cutting-edge image analysis techniques.
  • Buntata
    Buntata is a free Android app to help potato growers identify plant pests and diseases in the field. Through downloadable datasets, the app helps identify potato pests and diseases easily and suggests further resources for growers to consult if they want to confirm the diagnosis.


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