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Lav R. Khot, Ph.D

Assistant Professor


Research Interest

Dr. Khot works in the Agricultural Automation Engineering  research emphasis area of the Department of Biological Systems Engineering. His research and extension program focuses on “Sensing and automation technologies for site specific and precision management of production agriculture”. Special emphasis is towards integration of

  • Remote Sensing (Unmanned and Manned Aerial Systems)
  • Ground-based (Proximal) Crop Sensing
  • Decision Support Systems and Information Delivery Technologies
  • Precise Applications of various Production Inputs
  • Agricultural Machinery and Processes
  • Data-based Modeling

See more at my Research Site.

My Research In the News

  • WSU secures more than $1.5 million for specialty crop research

    Oct 2017  | CAHNRS NEWS

    Seven research teams at Washington State University will enhance the competitiveness of Northwest crops by fighting devastating diseases and advancing sustainable agriculture, thanks to more than $1.5 million in Specialty Crop Block Grant funds from the Washington State and the U.S. Departments of Agriculture.

    To support Washington’s $3 billion apple and pear industry, its $734 million potato industry, and other important crops like fresh strawberries, cut peonies and cider apples, WSU crop scientists, engineers, plant pathologists, economists and other specialists will join forces.

    Enhanced nutrients for sustainable farming

    Specialty crop farmers commonly use manure to fertilize their soils. But manure … » More …

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Dr. Lav R. Khot

Email Dr. Khot
509-786-9302
509-335-5638

Monday-Wednesday
Ag Tech 109
WSU Prosser – IAREC
24106 N. Bunn Road
Prosser, WA 99350-8694

Thursday-Friday
L.J. Smith Hall 206
Biological Systems Engineering
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6120


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