The largest online retailer in the US Walmart has filed several patent applications for creation of drones-bees as in the series " Black Mirror " .
How it works
AT application Walmart 2 patent. AT the first case is drones, which will be able to detect pests in time and treat affected plants with insecticides. Such pinpoint spraying of pesticides will save farmers from The need to process the entire field, which will benefit the environment.
In the second case is robotic bees , which will be equipped with special pollen dispensers, for automatic pollination of plants instead of insects. They will work for limited territory, flying for her for the transfer of pollen.
Why is it at all?
Perhaps this is due to the fact that with Recently, the company has support of environmental protection. Maybe, Walmart can try to standardize the farm and, for example, cooperate only with those farmers who work for their technologies.