Source: Spectrum Technologies Inc. press release

New tool makes identification and tracking of crop pests fasterGrowers and researchers can now use the new IPM Scope CAM from Spectrum Technologies, Inc. to aid in identifying and tracking plant pest and disease pressures. The 5 megapixel IPM Scope CAM captures high resolution pictures and videos in the field — without the need for an attached computer. View pictures instantly on the built-in 2 inch wide LCD display. Transfer images via an SD CARD or USB cable to your computer. The unit works like a digital camera.

The LED-lighted unit magnifies objects by 3-25x on the unit display and up to 300x digitally on the computer. Images can easily be emailed to industry partners for quick pest identification. The IPM Scope Cam is especially valuable in the identification and tracking of diseases and pests such as powdery mildew or aphids.

Spectrum Technologies, Inc. manufactures and supplies affordable weather and plant measurement technologies that help growers make better decisions on crop inputs. To receive a free catalog complete with hundreds of climate, soil and plant health monitoring devices, contact Spectrum Technologies, Inc., 12360 S Industrial Dr. East, Plainfield, IL 60585, toll free (800) 248-8873, (815) 436-4440, fax (815) 436-4460, or at