AI goes underground: root crop growth predicted with drone imagery

Using machine learning, scientists can analyze drone images shot above the soil to understand how root crops respond to drought or heat beneath the...

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Protecting income-generating cassava from virus duo

While the world worries about the global impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, smallholder cassava farmers in South-East Asia are being affected by...

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How did an ancient plant from Latin America become Asia’s second-most important cash crop?

Valued at dining room tables and factory floors alike, cassava is worth about $10 billion in Asia. The continued growth of the commodity faces...

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